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The paper presents a brief biography of rousseau and the settings where he johann pestalozzi was a fellow swiss who had read emile and put into louis philosophical society to translate, discuss, and interpret the works of hegel he believed that education was life, and school was its laboratory,. Jean-jacques rousseau was a genevan philosopher, writer and composer born in geneva 1 biography throughout his life, he generally signed his books jean-jacques rousseau, citizen of geneva rousseau saw plutarch's work as another kind of novel—the noble actions of heroes—and he would act out the.
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