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Michel Montaigne

The father of Modern Skepticism, Michel De Montaigne was an influential and leading figure of the French Renaissance. He is best known for his descriptions of the best of all time. Montanaigne is also associated with establishing an essay as a genre known in literature. He was the first person to use the word 'story' to describe his writings. Today, it can be said that Montaigne was the first blogger. His best written essays are credited with their mix of contrasting emotions of serious insight and humorous anecdotes. A large volume of Montaigne materials, Essais is still considered an excellent collection of essays that attracted many other famous authors such as René Descartes, Isaac Asimov, and William Shakespeare. Essais, the largest collection of short stories by Michel De Montaigne was published in the year 1580. In his dissertation, Montigayig explores various aspects of human condition and health by writing and directing the reader to various aspects of life such as the art of conversation, raising children, dealing with loss, dealing with sexual desire, reading, preparing and understanding the reality of death.

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