The "Wisdom" of Pierre Charron

An Original and Orthodox Code of Morality


158 pp., 6 x 9, bibl

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-9034-9
    Published: January 1960

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This book is a reevaluation and a reinterpretation of Pierre Charron (1541-1603)--in particular La Sagesse--and of the impact of his writings. Jean Daniel Charron sheds new light upon this great figure in French literature, and argues that he should be considered more important and original than previously thought.