Second-Take Montaigne Essays

The following essays were written in 2015 and 2016 as a follow up to the original Montaigne project, intended to give a second point of view on the Montaigne’s work. I may add to this list of supplemental essays as I move towards drafting a final ebook of the Montaigne project.

Starting Over: By Diverse Means We Arrive at the Same End

Knight, Death and the Devil: On Sadness

Anger Turned Inward: How the soul discharges its emotions against false objects when lacking real ones

Sore Losers: Whether the governor of a besieged fortress should go out and parley

All’s Fair: The Hour of Parleying is Dangerous

Letting Your Life Speak: That our deeds are judged by intention

Writing Through Gloom: On Idleness

You Have to Pick One: On Liars

On the Couch: On a ready or hesitant delivery

From Montaigne to Zizek: On Prognostications

On the Education of Children