The Essays: A Selection
To overcome a crisis of melancholy after the death of his father, Montaigne withdrew to his country estates and began to write. This title discusses Montaigne's themes such as fathers and children, conscience and cowardice, and coaches and cannibals.
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Review: Montaigne: EssaysUser Review - Scott Gates - Goodreads
I don't know if anyone else writing in the 16th century was as candid and self-involved and Montaigne was. Is there anyone else in the 1500s who would say that he'd rather have intercourse with the ... Read full review
Review: The Essays: A SelectionUser Review - Bill - Goodreads
I anticipated a philosophy book when I started reading this. I had a real "take my annual medicine" attitude, especially given how old the essays are. All of these are eminently readable, though, if ... Read full review
On the inconstancy of our actions
On the affection of fathers for their children
In defence of Seneca and Plutarch
On three good wives
On the resemblance of children to their fathers
Rethinking Family-school Relations: A Critique of Parental Involvement in ...
Maria Eulina P. De Carvalho
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