Essays by Michel de Montaigne

This collection of essays explores a wide range of topics such as solitude, cannibals, the power of the imagination, the education of children, and the nature of friendship. The author employs a unique and personal approach to philosophy, using anecdotes and personal reflections to illustrate his points. The essays provide a profound insight into human nature and condition, and are considered a significant contribution to both literature and philosophy.

The 133rd greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 1833

Since this book was first published in 1580, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 1833.0.

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