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Notes and Reflections on Books and Media

by Hannah Leitheiser

Innoculation

Émile

Jean Jacques Rousseau

1769

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2018-05-07

"But speaking of death, what steps shall I take with regard to my pupil and the smallpox? Shall he be inoculated in infancy, or shall I wait till he takes it in the natural course of things?" - Emile, Rousseau, 1762