Translator names not noted above: John Florio and Thomas Kingsmill Abbott. Originally published between 1909 and 1917 under the name qHarvard Classics, q this stupendous 51-volume set-a collection of the greatest writings from literature, philosophy, history, and mythology-was assembled by American academic CHARLES WILLIAM ELIOT (1834-1926), Harvard University's longest-serving president. Also known as qDr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf, q it represented Eliot's belief that a basic liberal education could be gleaned by reading from an anthology of works that could fit on five feet of bookshelf. Volume XXXII features works of French, German, and Italian philosophy and literary criticism from the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries: [ qThat We Should Not Judge of Our Happiness Until After Our Death, q qThat to Philosophize Is to Learn How to Die, q qOf the Institution and Education of Children, q qOf Friendship, q and qOf Books, q by Montaigne [ qMontaigneq and qWhat is a Classic?q by Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve [ qThe Poetry of the Celtic Racesq by Ernest Renan [ qThe Education of the Human Raceq by Cotthold Ephraim Lessing [ qLetters Upon the Aesthetic Education of Manq by J.C. Friedrich Von Schiller [ qFundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals, and Transition From Popular Moral Philosophy to the Metaphysic of Moralsq by Immanuel Kant [ qByron and Goetheq by Giuseppe MazziniOriginally published between 1909 and 1917 under the name aquot;Harvard Classics, aquot; this stupendous 51-volume set-a collection of the greatest writings from literature, philosophy, history, and mythology-was assembled by American academic CHARLES ...
|Title||:||Literary and Philosophical Essays|
|Author||:||Michel de Montaigne, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve|
|Publisher||:||Cosimo, Inc. - 2010-01-01|