Rousseau’s and Kant’s Competing Interpretations of the Enlightenment ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Gordon Arnold

Immanuel Kant and Jean-Jacques Rousseau stand at contrary poles in their assessments of the Enlightenment. As modern citizens grapple with the choice between cosmopolitan integration into the global community and a civic affection for their particular society, they will be forced to confront the arguments advanced by these thinkers almost three centuries ago.

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