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How well do you know Jean-Jacques Rousseau? [quiz]

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This January, the OUP Philosophy team honors Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) as their Philosopher of the Month. Rousseau was a Swiss writer and philosopher. He is considered one of the most important figures for his contribution to modern European intellectual history and political philosophy. His books have attracted both admiration and hostility during his lifetime and had an immense influence on his contemporaries and other thinkers. You may have read his work, but how much do you really know about Jean-Jacques Rousseau? Test your knowledge with our quiz below. Quiz background image credit: Jean-Jacques Rousseau by Allan Ramsay. Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons Featured image credit: Chateau d’Ermenonville 2. Photo By PhotoBobil. CC-by-2.0. via Wikimedia Commons The post How well do you know Jean-Jacques Rousseau? [quiz] appeared first on OUPblog.         Related StoriesThe joys and challenges of compiling a new organ. . .

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