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The essays : a selection

Author: Michel de Montaigne; M A Screech
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1993.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Michel de Montaigne; Michel de Montaigne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michel de Montaigne; M A Screech
ISBN: 0140446028 9780140446029
OCLC Number: 30610025
Description: xxiv, 445 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: We reach the same end by discrepant means --
On idleness --
On punishing cowardice --
On fear --
To philosophize is to learn how to die --
On educating children --
That it is madness to judge the true and the false from our own capacities --
On the cannibals --
Judgements on God's ordinances must be embarked upon with prudence --
On solitude --
On prayer --
On the length of life --
On the inconstancy of our actions --
On drunkenness --
On conscience --
On the affection of fathers for their children --
On cruelty --
In defence of Seneca and Plutarch --
On three good wives --
On the resemblance of children to their fathers --
On repenting --
On three kinds of social intercourse --
On some lines of Virgil --
On coaches --
On the lame --
On experience.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Essais.
Responsibility: Michel de Montaigne ; translated and edited with an introduction and notes by M.A. Screech.

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