Rousseau and the Romantic Project by Allan Bloom

Allan Bloom, “Rousseau and the Romantic Project” in Love and Friendship. (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993).

From the publisher:

The author of The Closing of the American Mind argues that basic human connections–love and friendship–are withering away, asserting that humans’ impoverished feelings are rooted in an impoverished language of love.