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How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing (Little Black Classics #29) - Michel de Montaigne
How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing (Little Black Classics #29)
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'No one characteristic clasps us purely and universally in its embrace.'A selection of charming essays from a master of the genre exploring the contradictions inherent to human thought, words and actions. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black... show more
'No one characteristic clasps us purely and universally in its embrace.'A selection of charming essays from a master of the genre exploring the contradictions inherent to human thought, words and actions. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141397221 (0141397225)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 64
Edition language: English
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4.0 How We Weep And Laugh At The Same Thing
Michel de Montaigne was apparently one the most important French Renaissance philosophers, but I had never heard of the good man before picking up this Little Black Classic which bundles six of his essays. I was pleasantly surprised. His ideas were not particularly shocking (at least not today) but ...
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4.5 Review: How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing (Penguin Little Black Classic #29) by Michel de Montaigne
My summary: There are 6 essays in total: 1. How do we weep and laugh at the same thing: conflicts of emotions, mind opener 2. On conscience: coinscience makes us fight with ourselves.''For why should pain make me confess what is true rather than force me to say what is not true?3. Fortune is often ...
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2.0 How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing (Little Black Classics #29)
Michel de Montaigne was a 16th Century French Renaissance philosopher and was the one of foremost essayists and contributed to making essays a popular literary genre. How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing contains 6 short essays concerning philosophical contradictions, the most prevalent being tha...
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