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Michel de Montaigne: Selected Essays (2013 edition), Courier Dover Publications - ISBN: 9780486320397
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Variant: I quote others only in order the better to express myself. - Essais
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The complete works of Michael de Montaigne: comprising his essays, letters, and his journey through Germany and Italy (1889 edition)
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The Complete Essays of Montaigne (1958 edition), Stanford University Press - ISBN: 9780804704861
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The Works of Michael de Montaigne: Comprising His Essays, Letters, and Journey Through Germany and Italy (1856 edition)
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Selections from the Essays (1973 edition), Harlan Davidson - ISBN: 9780882951058


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Born: February 28, 1533

Died: September 13, 1592 (aged 59)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern Skepticism.

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