Arthur Goldhammer has translated more than a hundred books from the French. (October 2007)

A Letter from Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The remarkable text by Rousseau that appears below has been published before. But it is a forgotten text, here translated for the first time into English. It first appeared in Georges Streckeisen-Moultou’s 1861 collection Oeuvres et correspondance inĂ©dites de J.-J. Rousseau, based on a copy made by Reverend Paul Moultou.[^1] …