Discourse on Voluntary Servitude

Discourse on Voluntary Servitude

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Drawn from James B. Atkinson and David Sices' Montaigne: Selected Essays, this annotated translation of A‰tienne de La BoActie's political masterpiece offers an ideal opportunity to become acquainted with the thought of a brilliant though short-lived sixteenth-century French thinker known for qhis mortal and sworn hatred for all vice, q as his friend Michel de Montaigne put it, qbut particularly for that sordid traffic concocted under the honorable title of justice.q Atkinsons Introduction fleshes out a portrait of the life and work of this Renaissance poet, scholar, and magistrate whose insistence on viewing customary practices with a cold eye made him a beacon of conscience not only for Montaigne but for such later readers of him as Emerson, Thoreau, Tolstoy, and Gandhi.Michel de Montaigne, Les Essais, edited by Pierre Villey and V.a€”L. Saulnier, augmented With a preface and supplement by Marcel ... by James B. Atkinson and David Sices, With an introduction and notes by James B. Atkinson ( Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 2012); cited in the notes as SeleetedEssays. ... Jean Starobinski, Montaigne in Motion (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985).

Title:Discourse on Voluntary Servitude
Author: Étienne de La Boétie, James B. Atkinson, David Sices
Publisher:Hackett Publishing - 2012-03-09

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