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MUS 105 The Magic of Mozart: Essential Readings

Readings on The Enlightenment

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract, 1762

  1. Library ebook through ProQuest eBook Central. Read online or download to your laptop or mobile device. Add your own notes, highlights, and bookmarks.
  2. Online text at Early Modern [Philosophy] Texts. Text is enhanced by Johnathan Bennett to assist 21st-century readers; see the first page for the key. 
  3. Book digitized by Google. Footnotes included to clarify references. Read online or through your Google Play Books app. 
  4. Print copies in Hamersly, Floor 3 at call numbers JC179 .R86 1913  and JC336 .B27 1960  
  5. Wraight, Christopher D. Rousseau's the Social Contract: A Reader's Guide. London, Continuum, 2008. Explicates each section, but Rousseau's text is not included. Read online or download to your laptop or mobile device. Add your own notes, highlights, and bookmarks.

Immanuel Kant, What is Enlightenment?, 1784

  1. Included in a Library ebook through ProQuest eBook Central. Read online or download to your laptop or mobile device. Add your own notes, highlights, and bookmarks.
  2. Online text at Marxists internet Archive.
  3. eBook from Google.  Read online or through your Google Play Books app. 
  4. Print copy in Hamersly, Floor 2 at call number B802 .G29  

Hume, David, Treatise of Human Nature, 1739

  1. Library ebook through ProQuest eBook Central. Read online or download to your laptop or mobile device. Add your own notes, highlights, and bookmarks.
  2. Online text at Early Modern [Philosophy] Texts. Text is enhanced by Johnathan Bennett to assist 21st-century readers; see the first page for the key. 
  3. Book digitized by Google. Read online or through your Google Play Books app. 
  4. Print copies in Hamersly, Floor 2 at call number B1485 1978 or  B1455 .H4 1955 or BJ21 .J63 1969.

Featured Readings

Text and documentary biographies of Mozart

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