Apology for Raymond Sebond
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- Languages:English (Unknown), French (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Publication Date:September 2003
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Under the pretence of defending an obscure treatise by a Catalan theologian, Montaigne attacks the philosophers who attempt rational explanations of the universe and argues for a sceptical Christianity based squarely on faith rather than reason. The result is the Apology for Raymond Sebond, a classic of Counter-Reformation thought and a masterpiece of Renaissance literature. This new translation achieves both accuracy and fluency, conveying at once the nuances of Montaigne's arguments and his distinctive literary style.
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