Recollections of My Youth (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Recollections of My Youth (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Ernest Renan
     
 

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A leading French scholar tells of his extraordinary life in this 1883 memoir. Born to a family of fishermen, Renan was educated at the ecclesiastical seminary in his home town; developed a questioning mind and a passion for philosophy, Catholicism, and mathematics; helped define the modern notion of nationhood; and published his controversial Life of

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A leading French scholar tells of his extraordinary life in this 1883 memoir. Born to a family of fishermen, Renan was educated at the ecclesiastical seminary in his home town; developed a questioning mind and a passion for philosophy, Catholicism, and mathematics; helped define the modern notion of nationhood; and published his controversial Life of Jesus.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411458444
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
10/18/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
382
File size:
349 KB

Meet the Author


Ernest Renan (1823-1892) was a philosopher born in the French province of Brittany. He was a passionate scholar of Biblical philology and early Christianity. Anatole France called him the incarnation of modernity. His works include La Réforme intellectuelle et morale (1871), Dialogues philosophiques (1871), Antichrist (1876), Ecclesiastes (1882), and L'Avenir de la science (1890).

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