Montaigne and the Art of Free-Thinking

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ISBN-13:
9781906165208
Einband:
Paperback
Erscheinungsdatum:
30.12.2016
Seiten:
244
Autor:
Richard Scholar
Gewicht:
390 g
Format:
231x156x27 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
Education, religion, scepticism, politics, friendship, sex, and style - Montaigne's major themes are revealed here in the making of a text that practises freedom of thought by putting it to the test. This is an audacious close reading of the Essays and a demonstration of how Montaigne's great book continues to speak to the present.
Contents: The Spirit of the Essais - Opening Moves - An Education in Free-Thinking - An Introduction to Essaying - Two Cheers for Free-Thinking - Two Freedoms - Of Free-Thinking and Friendship - Of Keeping Your Freedom Alive - The Future of the Essais.
Education, religion, scepticism, politics, friendship, sex, and style - Montaigne's major themes are revealed here in the making of a text that practises freedom of thought by putting it to the test. This is an audacious close reading of the Essays and a demonstration of how Montaigne's great book continues to speak to the present.