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Essays of Montaigne By Michel Montaigne
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The Essays of Montaigne: Complete, by Michel de Montaigne, Translated by Charles Cotton; Edited by William Carew Hazlitt, first published in 1877. He became famous for his effortless ability to... More > merge serious intellectual speculation with casual anecdotes and autobiography—and his massive volume Essais contains, to this day, some of the most widely influential essays ever written. Montaigne had a direct influence on writers the world over, including René Descartes, Blaise Pascal, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Friedrich Nietzsche, Stefan Zweig, Eric Hoffer, Isaac Asimov, and possibly on the later works of William Shakespeare. His Essays, form a magazine of which such minds did not disdain. This complete version and publication is intended to supply a recognised deficiency in our literature—a library edition of the Essays of Montaigne. This great French writer deserves to be regarded as a classic, not only in the land of his birth, but in all countries and in all literatures.< Less
Essays of Montaigne By Michel De Montaigne
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Essays is the title given to a collection of essays written by Michel de Montaigne that was first published in 1580. Montaigne essentially invented the literary form of essay, a short subjective... More > treatment of a given topic, of which the book contains a large number. Montaigne wrote in a kind of crafted rhetoric designed to intrigue and involve the reader, sometimes appearing to move in a stream-of-thought from topic to topic and at other times employing a structured style which gives more emphasis to the didactic nature of his work. His arguments are often supported with quotations from Ancient Greek, Latin and Italian texts. Montaigne's stated goal in his book is to describe man, and especially himself, with utter frankness. He finds the great variety and volatility of human nature to be its most basic features. A representative quote is "I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself." He opposed the conquest of the New World, deploring the suffering it brought upon the natives.< Less
The Essays of Montaigne: Complete By Michel de Montaigne
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The Essays of Montaigne: Complete, by Michel de Montaigne, Translated by Charles Cotton; Edited by William Carew Hazlitt, first published in 1877. He became famous for his effortless ability to... More > merge serious intellectual speculation with casual anecdotes and autobiography—and his massive volume Essais contains, to this day, some of the most widely influential essays ever written. Montaigne had a direct influence on writers the world over, including René Descartes, Blaise Pascal, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Friedrich Nietzsche, Stefan Zweig, Eric Hoffer, Isaac Asimov, and possibly on the later works of William Shakespeare. His Essays, form a magazine of which such minds did not disdain. The present publication is intended to supply a recognised deficiency in our literature—a library edition of the Essays of Montaigne. This great French writer deserves to be regarded as a classic, not only in the land of his birth, but in all countries and in all literatures.< Less
Essays By MONTAIGNE
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MONTAIGNE Essays Michel Eyquem, Seigneur de Montaigne, one of the greatest masters of the essay in all literature, was born at his family's ancestral chateau near Bordeaux, in France, Feb. 28, 1533,... More > and died on September 13, 1592. His life was one of much suffering from hereditary disease, which, however, he endured so philosophically that little trace of his trials is apparent in his writings. His father, who is said to have been of English descent, took special pains with his early education, having had him taught Latin by a German tutor before he learnt French, so that before he "left his nurse's arms" he was a master of the ancient tongue and knew not a word of his own. The first two of the three books of his celebrated "Essays" were published in 1581 and the third in 1588.< Less
Essays [Christmas Summary Classics] By Montaigne
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Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially... More > crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About the Book Michel Eyquem, Seigneur de Montaigne, one of the greatest masters of the essay in all literature, was born at his family's ancestral chateau near Bordeaux, in France, Feb. 28, 1533, and died on September 13, 1592. His life was one of much suffering from hereditary disease, which, however, he endured so philosophically that little trace of his trials is apparent in his writings.< Less
The Complete Essays of Michel de Montaigne By Michel de Montaigne
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533 – 1592) was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre. He became famous for his... More > effortless ability to merge serious intellectual exercises with casual anecdotes and autobiography—and his massive volume Essais (translated literally as "Attempts" or "Trials") contains, to this day, some of the most widely influential essays ever written. Montaigne had a direct influence on writers all over the world, including René Descartes, Blaise Pascal, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Albert Hirschman, William Hazlitt, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Friedrich Nietzsche, Stefan Zweig, Eric Hoffer, Isaac Asimov, and possibly on the later works of William Shakespeare.< Less
Michel de Montaigne, ensayos By Michel de Montaigne
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (Castillo de Montaigne, Saint-Michel-de-Montaigne, cerca de Burdeos, 28 de febrero de 1533 - ibíd., 13 de septiembre de 1592) fue un filósofo, escritor,... More > humanista, moralista y político francés del Renacimiento, autor de los Ensayos, y creador del género literario conocido en la Edad Moderna como ensayo.< Less
The Complete Essays and Letters of Michel de Montaigne By Michel de Montaigne et al.
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Montaigne's stated goal in his book is to describe man, and especially himself, with utter frankness. He finds the great variety and volatility of human nature to be its most basic features. A... More > representative quote is "I have never seen a greater monster or miracle than myself." He opposed the conquest of the New World, deploring the suffering it brought upon the natives.< Less
Know Thyself: My Homage to Montaigne By Charlie Burzing
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To know yourself is to know how to live: it is the only path towards true self-improvement and lasting philosophical enlightenment. It means to love, hate and forgive yourself, to doubt yourself and... More > believe in yourself, in equal measure, forever within the correct balance of nature. It is a long and arduous spiritual journey, an entirely subjective and unique experience, but also by far the most meaningful path through life that anyone could possibly hope to undertake. There is no book (including this one) that can teach it: this is merely a unique record one man’s own meandering progress, while simultaneously reflecting upon the extensive works of the renowned French philosopher Michel Eyquem de Montaigne – who was, arguably, the master and epitome of such intimate, introspective, candidly unabashed self-questioning. And this book is very much an homage to that most remarkable, wise, witty and ingenious of men.< Less
Know Thyself: My Homage to Montaigne By Charlie Burzing
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To know yourself is to know how to live: it is the only path towards true self-improvement and lasting philosophical enlightenment. It means to love, hate and forgive yourself, to doubt yourself and... More > believe in yourself, in equal measure, forever within the correct balance of nature. It is a long and arduous spiritual journey, an entirely subjective and unique experience, but also by far the most meaningful path through life that anyone could possibly hope to undertake. There is no book (including this one) that can teach it: this is merely a unique record one man’s own meandering progress, while simultaneously reflecting upon the extensive works of the renowned French philosopher Michel Eyquem de Montaigne – who was, arguably, the master and epitome of such intimate, introspective, candidly unabashed self-questioning. And this book is very much an homage to that most remarkable, wise, witty and ingenious of men.< Less