Montaigne by W. Lucas Collins

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Published by W. Blackwood in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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  • Montaigne, Michel de, -- 1533-1592.

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Statementby W. Lucas Collins.
SeriesForeign classics for English readers
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. --
Number of Pages192
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Open LibraryOL20651623M

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Michel Eyquem, Seigneur de Montaigne, was born inthe son and heir of Pierre, Seigneur de Montaigne (two previous children dying soon after birth).

He was brought up to speak Latin as his mother tongue and always retained a Latin turn of mind; though he knew Greek, he preferred to use by: 8. Publisher description: Michel de Montaigne has always been acknowledged as a great literary figure but never thought of as a philosophical original.

This book is the first to treat him as a serious thinker in his own right, taking as its point of departure Montaigne’s description of himself as “an unpremeditated and accidental philosopher”.

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This is the ONE for those who are ready to dive into the deepend. This is the serious one. Every essay is different and wonderful/5(). Michel de Montaigne has books on Goodreads with ratings. Michel de Montaigne’s most popular book is The Complete Essays.

The essays have entertained and enlightened readers worldwide for over years. This edition of his book features eighteen of Montaigne’s essays, along with a well-known and influential discourse by Montaigne’s dearest friend, Étienne de la Boétie.

From Montaigne, the 12th June —[So in the edition of ; the edition of has 12th June ] From Montaigne, the 1st March —[See Bonnefon, Montaigne,p. The book had been licensed for the press on the 9th May previous. The edition of has 12th June ;]—. About The Complete Works. Humanist, skeptic, acute observer of himself and others, Michel de Montaigne (—92) was the first to use the term “essay” to refer to the form he pioneered, and he has remained one of its most famous practitioners.

Essays, Book I Michel de Montaigne 1. We reach the same end by different means To the reader [A] This is a book written in good faith, reader. It warns you from the start that my only goal here is a .

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