Montaigne: Montaigne's message and method

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Dikka Berven
Taylor & Francis, 1995 - Philosophy - 456 pages
First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Contents

Volume Introduction xiii
1
Montaigne or the Art of Being Truthful
35
Georges Poulet
47
The Essais and Socrates
58
Montaigne and the Savage Infirmity
71
Keller
86
Montaigne en mouvement
108
Montaigne et la peinture du passage
129
Montaignes Last Words
239
Contemporary
257
In Disjointed PartsPar articles decousus
273
Remarks on Montaignes
287
The Centre of the Pensées
305
Montaignes Rejection of Inner Conflict and his Chapter
335
Experience as Narration
345
What Is Civilization? Montaignes Response to Columbus
361

The Nouveaux Docteurs and the Problem of Montaignes
178
Montaigne and the Imagery of Political Discourse
191
Evolution or Convolution?
211
Structure and Method
229
Montaignes Rejection of Reason of State in De lUtile
377
On Reading the Essais Differently
424
Acknowledgments
431
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About the author (1995)

Dikka Berven graduated from Pacific Lutheran Univ. in Tacoma, Washington, with a B.A. degree in French Literature and Mathematics. She earned both M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in the Department of French and Italian at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. She is presently teaching at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

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