Michel de Montaigne

Michel de Montaigne

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: 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.

Source/Notes: As quoted in: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780199654505

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Source/Notes: The Works of Michael de Montaigne: Comprising His Essays, Letters, and Journey Through Germany and Italy (1856 edition)

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