Rather Than Analyzing Montaigne S 1533 92 Essays As Literature Or Art, As Most Scholars Do, Gauna French Studies, U Of Sheffield Looks At Them As Philosophy He Points Out That Though Many Of His Ethical Positions Are Characteristic Of Liberal Thought In Modern Western Culture, They Directly Contradicted The Ethos Of His Own Age And Culture He Argues That Such Deviation Could Not Be The Result Of The Inconsistent Short Term Thinking And Moral Relativism That Are Normally Attributed To His Work, And Undertakes To Establish From Them A Coherent Ethical System And To Elucidate The Manner In Which That System Is Expounded He Looks At The Principles And Psychology Underlying The Ethics And Their Consequences, Which Include Condemning Cruelty Even To Animals And Mocking Coercion Of Belief The Text Is Double Spaced Annotation C Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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