Hiking with Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778) was one of the most influential philosophers of the Enlightenment (second half of the 18th century). His political, educational and literary works and novels were bestsellers during his lifetime. It brought him not only fame but also trouble with the authorities. His passion for hiking, however, is less well-known. ”Je voyageais, voyageais … Read more » “Hiking with Jean-Jacques Rousseau”

Espace Rousseau Neuchâtel

The Neuchâtel Public Library and University Library (La Bibliothèque publique et universitaire de Neuchâtel) in the former Latin College (Collège latin) presents a world-famous exhibition dedicated to the writer and philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778).   The former Latin College (Collège latin) in Neuchâtel. Photo: TES Jean-Jacques Rousseau was one of the greatest thinkers of the Enlightenment and … Read more » “Espace Rousseau Neuchâtel”

The forest and nature reserve Reinacher Heide at Forum Würth Arlesheim

Numerous artists have been trying for centuries to surpass nature’s beauty. However, nature is the greatest artist, and humans cannot reproduce the original in all its splendour. Artists can, however, depict or interpret nature differently. This can be based on aesthetic, political, social, or historical motifs. Italian masters introduced the first (fictitious) landscapes in the … Read more » “The forest and nature reserve Reinacher Heide at Forum Würth Arlesheim”