How To Live

Author: Sarah Bakewell
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446450902
Size: 32.32 MB
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'Bakewell writes with verve. This is an intellectually lively treatment of a Renaissance giant and his world' Daily Telegraph 'Splendidly conceived and exquisitely written.

How To Live

Author: Sarah Bakewell
Publisher: Other Press, LLC
ISBN: 1590514262
Size: 40.29 MB
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Readers come in search of companionship, wisdom and entertainment—and in search of themselves. This book, a spirited and singular biography, relates the story of his life by way of the questions he posed and the answers he explored.

How To Live

Author: Sarah Bakewell
Publisher: Other PressLlc
ISBN: 1590514254
Size: 29.48 MB
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Examines the essays of Michel de Montaigne that explored the search for the meaning of life, and profiles the philosopher using the questions he posed and the answers he explored.

The English Dane

Author: Sarah Bakewell
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409016277
Size: 24.46 MB
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Using unpublished sources and letters, Sarah Bakewell tells his astonishing tale with dazzling verve.

Shakespeare S Montaigne

Author: Michel de Montaigne
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590177347
Size: 70.68 MB
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Altogether, this book provides a remarkable new experience of not just two but three great writers who ushered in the modern world.

The Swerve How The World Became Modern

Author: Stephen Greenblatt
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393083381
Size: 18.16 MB
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The copying and translation of this ancient book-the greatest discovery of the greatest book-hunter of his age-fueled the Renaissance, inspiring artists such as Botticelli and thinkers such as Giordano Bruno; shaped the thought of Galileo ...

The Smart

Author: Sarah Bakewell
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1446483673
Size: 51.32 MB
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'Sarah Bakewell has written a scholarly biography that reads like a detective novel with a historical setting ... full of sharp pen-portraits, lively asides and quirky details ... every bit as colourful and enjoyable as the title suggests' ...

Montaigne And The Art Of Free Thinking

Author: Richard Scholar
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9781906165215
Size: 35.73 MB
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Montaigne has too often seen his thinking reduced to the expression of an '-ism'. Richard Scholar investigates the nature - and detail - of Montaigne's evolving attempts to seek out that elusive thing called truth.

Play It Again

Author: Alan Rusbridger
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448138698
Size: 68.86 MB
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In 2010, Alan Rusbridger, the editor of the Guardian, set himself an almost impossible task: to learn, in the space of a year, Chopin’s Ballade No. 1 – a piece that inspires dread in many professional pianists.