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How to Live by Sarah Bakewell; A Life of Montaigne in one question and twenty attempts at an answer

Political assassinations, religious rebellions and civil war, this pragmatic Renaissance philosopher lived through them all, and in so doing practiced the art of living. Sarah Bakewell playfully adopts the Socratic method to investigate the life of Michel de Montaigne.  Using the … Continue reading

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