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Presents Penn State's Electronic Classics Series Michel De Montaigne Page. 

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From this site you can download works by Montaigne (1533- 1592: French Essayist) in Adobe's ® Acrobat ® Portable Document File format.

ATTENTION: The files require the Acrobat ® Reader to access: 
WARNING: In choosing to access these files, you must assume full responsibility for your actions: neither Penn State University, nor anyone associated with it can be held responsible for the content of the files or for the files as electronic transmissions.  If you agree to this restriction, you may download the files without cost or obligation on your part.

To download a file, click on its title.  If you have the Acrobat ® plug-in installed, you can access the file right in the browser window. You may also save the file to disk.
Note:  Our standard format is in landscape and contains color; the 6x9 editions are black and white, single column editions, best for printing.

Essays: Book the first - 1.1 MB

Book the first in 6x9 format - 1.0 MB (454 pages)

Essays: Book the second - 811 KB

Book the second in 6x9 format - 758 KB (343 pages)

Essays: Book the third - 953 KB

Book the third in 6x9 format - 891 KB (399 pages)
Additional Montaigne sites of note:
  1. Art and Culture Network 
  2. University of Chicago Montaigne Studies 
  3. the Kirjasto site 
  4. Oregon State University's History of Western Philosophy site
  5. Catholic Encyclopedia
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