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Reveries of the Solitary Walker: InContemporary American English

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Reveries of the Solitary Walker: InContemporary American English - Guerrero, Marciano (Editor), and Translations, Marymarc (Translated by), and Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
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Many scholars consider The Reveries of the Solitary Walker a continuation of the Confessions. In my view, the Reveries is a serious study of the problem of human identity. The ancient Greeks pointed the way with the sign we find at Delphi's Temple of Apollo: "Know thyself." Rousseau's tortured obsession with the inner core of his soul -the self or selfhood- is a fascination with personal identity, its authentication, and its validation. In brief, he inaugurated a new category of learning: personal psychology. In his own ...

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Reveries of the Solitary Walker: InContemporary American English 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781499227161

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