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  • Essaysby Michel de Montaigne; Charles Cotton; William Carew Hazlitt

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    Considered the inventor of the essay itself, Michel de Montaigne published Essays (Essais, literally "Attempts") in 1850. Known for his skill at merging serious intellectual debate with personal anecdotes, his vast work collects together some of the most influential essays the world has ever seen, shaping the thoughts Blaise Pascal, René... more...

  • Essais - Livre Iby Michel de Montaigne

    YouScribe 2007; US$ 1.99

    ? Ce ne sont mes gestes que j'escris ; c'est moy, c'est mon essence. Je tien qu'il faut estre prudent ? estimer de soy, et pareillement conscientieux ? en tesmoigner : soit bas, soit haut, indifferemment. Si je me sembloy bon et sage tout ? fait, je l'entonneroy ? pleine teste. De dire moins de soy, qu'il n'y en a, c'est sottise, non modestie : se... more...

  • Essais - Livre IIby Michel de Montaigne

    YouScribe 2007; US$ 1.99

    ? Ce ne sont mes gestes que j'escris ; c'est moy, c'est mon essence. Je tien qu'il faut estre prudent ? estimer de soy, et pareillement conscientieux ? en tesmoigner : soit bas, soit haut, indifferemment. Si je me sembloy bon et sage tout ? fait, je l'entonneroy ? pleine teste. De dire moins de soy, qu'il n'y en a, c'est sottise, non modestie : se... more...

  • Essais - Livre IIIby Michel de Montaigne

    YouScribe 2007; US$ 1.99

    ? Ce ne sont mes gestes que j'escris ; c'est moy, c'est mon essence. Je tien qu'il faut estre prudent ? estimer de soy, et pareillement conscientieux ? en tesmoigner : soit bas, soit haut, indifferemment. Si je me sembloy bon et sage tout ? fait, je l'entonneroy ? pleine teste. De dire moins de soy, qu'il n'y en a, c'est sottise, non modestie : se... more...

  • Essays of Montaigneby Michel de Montaigne

    Xist Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99

    ?The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.? The Essays of Montaigne are a collection of writings from the late 16th century. Montaigne's stated goal in his book is to describe man, and especially himself, with utter frankness and honesty. The essays are surprisingly modern and have served as foundational texts for much... more...

  • How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thingby Michel de Montaigne

    Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 3.18

    '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. more...

  • Michel de Montaigne - The Complete Essaysby Michel de Montaigne

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Essays -- The book is a collection of a large number of short subjective treatments of various topics published in 1580. Montaigne's stated goal is to describe man, and especially himself, with utter frankness. He finds the great variety and volatility of human nature to be its most basic features. He describes his own poor memory, his ability... more...

  • On Friendshipby Michel de Montaigne

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 7.98

    Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals... more...

  • On Solitudeby Michel de Montaigne

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 7.98

    Blending intellectual speculation with anecdote and personal reflection, the Renaissance thinker and writer Montaigne pioneered the modern essay. This selection contains his idiosyncratic and timeless writings on subjects as varied as the virtues of solitude, the power of the imagination, the pleasures of reading, the importance of sleep and why we... more...

  • Apology for Raymond Sebondby Michel de Montaigne; Roger Ariew; Marjorie Grene

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 11.95

    Under the pretense of defending an obscure treatise by a Catalan theologian, Sebond, Montaigne attacks the philosophers who attempt rational explanations of the universe and argues for a skeptical Christianity based squarely on faith rather than reason. The result is the Apology for Raymond Sebond, a classic of Counter-Reformation thought and a masterpiece... more...