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Montaigne and the quality of mercy

ethical and political themes in the Essais

by David Quint

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592.,
  • Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592 -- Ethics.,
  • Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592 -- Political and social views.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-167) and index.

    StatementDavid Quint.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1643 .Q5 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 172 p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL689151M
    ISBN 100691048363
    LC Control Number97036185

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Series: Book Book Series. Frontmatter Pages i-vi. Download PDF. Free Access; CONTENTS. Pages vii-viii. Download PDF. Pages xvii-xviii. Get Access to Full Text. CHAPTER ONE. Clemency and Revenge: The First Essay and Its Place in Montaigne's Book.

Pages   Montaigne’sEssays (originally published in successively revised and expanded edition, –) is one of the major sources through which knowledge of the classical tradition was dispersed in western Europe during the late Renaissance.

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David Quint's study of the Essais does Author: Jordan, Constance. The Essays of Montaigne/Book III/Chapter X. From Wikisource it, it being a subject that I possess at the mercy of others, and over which fortune has more right than I; so that even as to health, which I Bordeaux and Montaigne have ever been two.

Montaigne and the Quality of Mercy: Ethical and Political Themes in the Essais. Princeton, Regosin, Richard L. The Matter of My Book: Montaigne's Essais as the Book of the Self. Berkeley, Rigolot, Fran ç ois.

Les m é tamorphoses de Montaigne. Paris, Sayce, R. The Essays of Montaigne: A Critical Exploration. London. 16 The centrality of compassion in Montaigne’s moral teaching is emphasized by David Quint in Montaigne and the Quality of Mercy (Princeton University Press, ).

Montaigne espouses a softened version of Machiavelli’s prior secularization of Christian compassion: see Clifford Orwin, “Machiavelli’s Unchristian Charity,” American Author: David Lewis Schaefer.

The Essays of Montaigne/Book I/Chapter XL. things surrender themselves to our mercy, why do we not convert and accommodate them to our advantage? If what we call evil and torment is neither evil nor torment of itself, but only that our fancy gives it that quality, it is in us to change it, and it being in our own choice, if.death of Betis in I, i: Montaigne and the Quality of Mercy (Princeton: Princeton University Press, ), p.

Quint also speaks of the contrast between Alexander and a more humane (but fictionalized) Epaminondas, modeled on Montaigne himself, as providing a "frame" for Book III of the"Essays (pp.n. 33).