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Author Calhoun, Alison, 1979-

Title Montaigne and the lives of the philosophers : life writing and transversality in the Essais / Alison Calhoun
Published Lanham, MD : University of Delaware Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource (201 pages)
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Montaigne's Two Plutarchs -- 2. Assembling Strange Flowers: Montaigne and Diogenes Laertius -- 3. Montaigne's Pyrrho -- 4. Deaths of the Philosophers -- 5. Fabrication of Michel de Montaigne
Summary This book rethinks Montaigne's philosophical thought in terms of transversality by investigating the essayist's debt to ancient life writers Diogenes Laertius and Plutarch. Its scope is therefore of interest to scholars of ancient and early modern life writing, ancient and early modern philosophy, as well as scholars of early modern literary history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-190) and index
Notes English
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Subject Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592.
Plutarch -- Influence
Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592. Essais.
Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592.
SUBJECT Essais (Montaigne, Michel de) fast (OCoLC)fst01356142
Subject Ethics in literature.
Philosophy in literature.
Ethics in literature.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Philosophy in literature.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021678221
ISBN 9781611494808