Friendship, death, and writing in Michel de Montaigne's Essays
Introduction In the center of the first book of Michel de Montaigne’s (1533-1592) Essais we find his famous essay on friendship. We should not ascribe the central location of this essay to coincidence, in particular not when we take the introduction of this famous essay on friendship into consideration. In that introduction Montaigne compares his Essais with the work of a painter he had employed. This painter meticulously placed his paintings on the wall.
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Filosoof Ton Lemaire leeft radicaal eenvoudig
↬ ‘Op deze aarde is geen onschuldig verblijf mogelijk’