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Teaching autonomy: lessons from Rousseau in the face of our networked world

Teaching autonomy: lessons from Rousseau in the face of our networked world

In 1762, Jean-Jacques Rousseau publishes the Emile or On Education , the Treaty on the “art of training men” who will meet popular not yet undeniable success. However, his educational proposals, adjusted to the conception he has of man through his different ages, are far from easy to adopt. Instead of addressing the child as the man he will become, […] … learn more→