The Complete Essays

Author: Michel Montaigne
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Michel de Montaigne was one of the most influential figures of the Renaissance, singlehandedly responsible for popularising the essay as a literary form.

On Friendship

Author: Michel de Montaigne
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Michel de Montaigne was the originator of the modern essay form; in these diverse pieces he expresses his views on relationships, contemplates the idea that man is no different from any animal, argues that all cultures should be respected, ...

How We Weep And Laugh At The Same Thing

Author: Michel de Montaigne
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'No one characteristic clasps us purely and universally in its embrace.' Glittering essays by the Renaissance master of the form, exploring contradictions in human thoughts and actions.

The Essays

Author: Michel de Montaigne
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To overcome a crisis of melancholy after the death of his father, Montaigne withdrew to his country estates and began to write.

Kleines Handbuch F R Den Umgang Mit Unwissen

Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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Eine kurze Anleitung in der Kunst des klaren Denkens „Bewusste Unwissenheit erweitert die Erfahrungswelt, gesetzt den Fall, man weiß sie zu nutzen.“ Wie uns Denkfehler, falsche Kategorien und blinde Flecken immer wieder ein Schnippchen ...

Erfinde Dich Neu

Author: Gretchen Rubin
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„Montaigne beobachtete: „In der Anfangsphase sind alle Dinge kraftlos und
schwach ...“: Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays (New York: Penguin
Classics, 1993), S. 1154. „Der Forscher Peter Gollwitzer nennt es ‚
Durchführungsintentionen' ...“: Peter Gollwitzer, „Implementation Intentions:
Strong Effects of Simple Plans“, American Psychologist 54 (1999), S. 493–503;
siehe auch Heath and Heath, Switch, S. 290. „Menschen, die die „Wenn-dann“-
Methode anwenden, können ...


Author: A. C. Grayling
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300175353
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By far the best translation of Montaigne is the one by M. A. Screech, Michel de
Montaigne: The Complete Essays (Harmondsworth: Penguin Classics new edn,
1993); not just the best, but superb. For greater ease of reference I use the very
adequate Cohen translation, made earlier for Penguin Classics, Michel de
Montaigne Essays (1958), which more readers are likely to have to hand, as it is
a selection. Again for ease of reference, I use an edition of Bacon's Essays that
appears free ...

Textures Of Renaissance Knowledge

Author: Philippa Berry
Publisher: Manchester University Press
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... sacrifice of otherness and openness to the representation of difference. Notes
7 See Cave's essay and also, for example, M. Jeanneret,. 1 Michel de Montaigne,
Essais, I, 27, ed. A. Micha (Paris: Garnier-Flammarion, 1969), p. 228. All
references hereafter are to this edition. All English translations, unless otherwise
stated, are from M. A. Screech, Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays (
London: Penguin Classics, 1993). 2 See in particular among the many studies: M
. de Certeau, ...


Author: Daniel Akst
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227 life without self-control: Quoted in Martin Henley, Teaching Self-Control: A
Curriculum for Responsible Behavior (National Educational Service, 1997), 1.
228 Gimme a double scotch: Don Marquis, The Lives and Times ofArchy and
Mehitabel (Doubleday, 1950), xxiii. 228 moderation than does folly: Michel de
Montaigne, Michel de Montaigne: The Complete Essays, trans. M. A. Screech (
Penguin Classics, 1993), 948. 228 in every time and culture: Oliver W. Sacks, An
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