TITLE

Montaigne and the Classical Tradition

AUTHOR(S)
Schaefer, David Lewis
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
International Journal of the Classical Tradition;Fall2001, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p179
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses Michel de Montaigne's book entitled "Essays" and the ways it contributed to history's understanding of the classical tradition and Republicanism. Topics include Montaigne's critique of Stoicism and Christian teachings, his praise of virtue in the classical world through the figures of Cicero, Cato, and Socrates, as well as his engagement with ancient philosophers such as Aristotle.
ACCESSION #
9054955

 

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