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The Skepticism of Michel de Montaigne

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This book examines the work of Michel de Montaigne, considering his Essays as a whole. Building on the premise that Montaigne was an important part of the skeptical crisis but that his skepticism was not shaped by Sextus Empiricus, the book first describes the history of skepticism. It then shows that Montaigne is closer to the Academic skepticisms than to the absolute ...more
Hardcover, 154 pages
Published December 14th 2014 by Springer
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Lauren Albert
Feb 02, 2016 Lauren Albert rated it liked it
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This was a bit dull and the editing was almost non-existent. I'm not sure how I felt about Vazquez' argument--that Montaigne's skepticism was due more to people like St. Augustine (faith over reason) than to the Greek and Romans. He hardly writes about Augustine which is odd considering his argument.
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