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The Cambridge companion to Montaigne

Author: Ullrich Langer
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge Companions
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Michel de Montaigne (1533-1592) is known for his innovative method of philosophical inquiry which mixes the anecdotal and the personal with serious critiques of human knowledge, politics and the law.  Read more...


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Named Person: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ullrich Langer
ISBN: 9780521525565 0521819539 9780521819534 052152556X
OCLC Number: 608835796
Description: XVII, 247 Seiten.
Contents: List of contributors; Acknowledgements; Note on the text; Chronology; 1. Introduction Ullrich Langer; 2. Montaigne's political and religious context Ullrich Langer; 3. Montaigne's legacy Warren Boutcher; 4. Montaigne and antiquity: fancies and grotesques John O'Brien; 5. The Essays and the New World Tom Conley; 6. Justice and the law: on the reverse side of the Essays Andre Tournon; 7. Montaigne and the notion of prudence Francis Goyet; 8. Montaigne and the truth of the schools Ian Maclean; 9. The investigation of nature George Hoffmann; 10. Montaigne and scepticism Ann Hartle; 11. Montaigne on moral philosophy and the good life J. B. Schneewind; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge Companions
Responsibility: ed. by Ullrich Langer.


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"As befits the "Cambridge Companion" series, the sweep of this book's 11 clearly written chapters is impressive, embracing Montaigne's religious, political, judicial, and ethical thought, the latter Read more...

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