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The Essays Book 1

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

"The Essays" of Michel de Montaigne are contained in three books and 107 chapters of varying length. Montaigne's stated design in writing, publishing and revising the Essays over the period from approximately 1570 to 1592 was to record "some traits of my character and of my humours." The Essays were first published in 1580 and cover a wide range of topics. Michel de Montaigne (28 February 1533 – 13 September 1592) was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre.

"The Essays" of Michel de Montaigne are contained in three books and 107 chapters of varying length. Montaigne's stated design in writing, publishing and revising the Essays over the period from approximately 1570 to 1592 was to record "some traits of my character and of my humours." The Essays were first published in 1580 and cover a wide range of topics. Michel de Montaigne (28 February 1533 – 13 September 1592) was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre.
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"The Essays" of Michel de Montaigne are contained in three books and 107 chapters of varying length. Montaigne's stated design in writing, publishing and revising the Essays over the period from approximately 1570 to 1592 was to record "some traits of my character and of my humours." The Essays were first published in 1580 and cover a wide range of topics. Michel de Montaigne (28 February 1533 – 13 September 1592) was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Caleb Hughes, Andrea Carter, Célia Howard, Dan Richardson, Ian Collins

Length:

16h 48m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:20


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

15:21


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

10:40


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

20:10


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:27


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

09:22


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:38


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:00


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:42


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

19:44


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:50


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

13:18


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:54


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:32


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:37


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

11:46


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

09:21


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

10:34


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

49:50


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

32:50


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:20


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

49:40


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

28:53


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

36:14


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

52:35


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

57:03


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

12:14


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

01:02:45


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

20:24


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

36:42


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:58


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:01


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

09:17


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:42


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

11:52


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

13:02


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

11:08


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

31:13


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

17:02


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

58:28


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:49


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

27:42


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

07:27


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:35


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:51


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

18:34


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

18:55


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

23:36


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

15:13


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

08:57


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

11:44


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

02:25


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:31


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

10:40


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

07:09


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

33:29


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

10:03


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

00:20