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Rousseau
as in:  Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Or chance decreed that Marius should traverse Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau between Enjolras and Courfeyrac.
Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  influential French philosopher and writer who believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society and whose ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)
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Rousseau Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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  • Or chance decreed that Marius should traverse Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau between Enjolras and Courfeyrac.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Temple, after a few moments, sidled across to Stephen and said: —Excuse me, I wanted to ask you, do you believe that Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a sincere man?
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • This is the Rue Platriere, now called Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau, on account of a singular household which lived in it sixty years ago.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Rousseau , Immanuel Kant [4] , Hegel [8]
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