In frail happiness todorov argues for the coherence of rousseau against those who prefer to underscore his contradictions in its very simplicity it is an elegant presentation one that will doubtless attract many readers philip stewart duke university. While ranging widely through rousseaus corpus with skill and scholarly authority todorov returns again and again t so tzvetan todorov begins frail happiness an important interpretation of rousseau one suffused with todorovs own moral seriousness and intellectual depth. Frail happiness continues to play a central role in todorovs more recent inquiries into modern humanism and rousseau remains a central figure in his elaboration of a critical humanism. This translation of tzvetan todorovs frail happiness an essay on rousseau is doubly welcome it makes available in english an important work on rousseau by an author who is notable in his own right and it includes a thorough overview of that authors social thought with special reference to todorovs intellectual relationship with rousseau
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