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Skeptical and Natural Philosophy

Michel De Montaigne

What were some examples of Montaigne’s famous wit?

Montaigne had sayings from Sextus Empiricus (160–210 C.E.) carved into the beams of the rafters of his study. His favorite, which became his own motto and the motto of the Essays, was “Que sais-je?” or “What do I know?”



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