Montaigne and the Life of Freedom

Montaigne and the Life of Freedom

by Felicity Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107024397
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/29/2012
Series: Ideas in Context , #101
Pages: 265
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Felicity Green is Junior Research Fellow in history at Trinity College, Cambridge. She has also held fellowships at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study and at the Huntington Library.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Freedom and the essai; 2. The languages of the self: Montaigne's classical inheritance; 3. Self-possession, public engagement and slavery; 4. Oysiveté and nonchalance: liberty as carelessness; 5. The art of self-management; Conclusion.

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