# Jacque Rousseau's Origins of Inequality

According to Jean Jacque Rousseau what are the origins of inequality?

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Origins of inequality

According to Jean Jacque Rousseau what are the origins of inequality?

Kindly help outlining the main parts that could answer this question

The thoughts below are taken from Rousseau's published work entitled, "Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men", published in 1755.

I. Types of Inequality

In this work Rousseau describes two types of inequality. The first refers to inequality of physical features such as looks, strength and height. Rousseau determines that these inequalities are a result of the workings of nature. Though they describe a person they do not define or limit them in any way. The second form of inequality however, is termed moral inequality and is a result of a corrupt society. This form of inequality is wrong in Rousseau's mind and must be rectified by those enlightened individuals living in the society.

II. Natural man was immune to actions of inequality

a. He had ...

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Jean Jacque Rousseau origin of inequality is examined. The main parts are outlined.