Michel de Montaigne, Essais.
Michel de Montaigne, Essais – an exciting work written by the French philosopher in 1580. In this book, the author doing introspection and on his example shows the human and his values at the time.
The book is filled with real life stories, the little-known historical facts and funny stories. Reading it, me was not feeling that from century to century man does not change, he continues to pursue all of the same goal, feel the same emotions. Changing just scenery, I mean the city, era, but the essence of man remains the same. It’s exciting to read a book written 435 years ago and understand that today people concerned about the same problems.
No less exciting during the reading, draw parallels with your ideas about the life and ideas of the author. Search for similar descriptions of people in your environment.
An interesting fact is that the Essais – this is the only book written by the author. Michel de Montaigne wrote it 10 years, and she has glorified him for several centuries.
This book will be of interest to those who like to philosophize, to think about the meaning of life, as well as all inquisitive personalities.
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