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The complete essays of Montaigne

Author: Michel de Montaigne; Donald Murdoch Frame
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©1958.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the complete essays of the 16th century French aristocrat and Renaissance scholar, the first and most influential example of deliberately personal observation, covering a vast array of topics and merging intellectual speculation with casual anecdote and autobiography.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel de Montaigne; Donald Murdoch Frame
ISBN: 0804704856 9780804704854 0804704864 9780804704861
OCLC Number: 152380687
Description: xxiii, 883 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: To the reader (1580) --
By diverse means we arrive at the same end (1578-80) --
Of sadness (1572-74) --
Our feelings reach out beyond us (1572-74) --
How the soul discharges its passions on false objects when the true are wanting (1572-74) --
Whether the governor of a besieged place should go out to parley (1572-74) --
Parley time is dangerous (1572-74) --
That intention is judge of our actions (1572-74) --
Of idleness (1572-74) --
Of liars (1572-74) --
Of prompt or slow speech (1572-74) --
Of prognostications (1572-74) --
Of constancy (1572-74) --
Ceremony of interviews between kings (1572-74) --
Of the affection of fathers for their children (1578-80) --
Of arms of the Parthians (1578-80). Of books (1578-80) --
Of cruelty (1578-80) --
Apology for Raymond Sebond (1575-76, 1578-80) : Sebond and his book --
First objection to Sebond : defense --
First objection to Sebond : conclusion --
Second objection to Sebond : the objectors --
Second objection to Sebond : defense --
Counterattack : the vanity of man and of man's knowledge without God --
Man is no better than the animals --
Man's knowledge cannot make him happy --
Man's knowledge cannot make him good --
Man has no knowledge --
Warning to the princess --
Man can have no knowledge --
The Senses are inadequate --
Changing man cannot know changing things --
Changing man cannot know unchanging God --
Conclusion : man is nothing without God. Of judging of the death of others (1572-80) --
How our mind hinders itself (1575-76) --
That our desire is increased by difficulty (1575-76) --
Of glory (1578-80) --
Of presumption (1578-80) --
Of giving the lie (1578-80) --
Of freedom of conscience (1578-80) --
We taste nothing pure (1578-80) --
Against do-nothingness (1578-80) --
Of riding post (1578-80) --
Of evil means employed to a good end (1578-80) --
Of the greatness of Rome (1578-80) --
Not to counterfeit being sick (1578-80) --
Of thumbs (1578-80) --
Cowardice, mother of cruelty (1578-80) --
All things have their season (1578-80) --
Of virtue (1578-80) --
Of a monstrous child (1578-80) --
Of anger (1578-80). Defense of Seneca and Plutarch (1578-80) --
The Story of Spurina (1578-80) --
Observations on Julius Caesar's methods of making war (1578- 80) --
Of three good women (1578-80) --
Of the most outstanding men (1578- 80) --
Of the resemblance of children to fathers (1579-80).
Other Titles: Essais.
Responsibility: translated by Donald M. Frame.

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