The Vanity of Ecology: Expenditure in Montaigne’s Vision of the New World

This is an excerpt from Pauline Goul's "The Vanity of Ecology: Expenditure in Montaigne's Vision of the New World"

A great paradox courses through sixteenth-century literature in France. Despite being a century of abundance and economic prosperity after many decades of war and famine, and...

Dialogue with Montaigne
“Il faut souffrir doucement les loix de nostre condition. Nous sommes pour vieillir, pour affoiblir, pour estre malades, en despit de toute medecine."