Montaigne

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01Alain De Botton2011011720120709

A series of five essays on Montaigne to accompany a Radio 3 drama about the French essayist called 'Living with Princes', written by Stephen Wakelam with Roger Allam as Montaigne to be broadcast on Sunday, 23 January on Radio 3.

The essays will be written and read by the writer and broadcaster Alain de Botton; the philosopher and historian Theodore Zeldin, who will explore to what extent Montaigne's philosophy on life holds true today; writer and Shakespeare scholar, Jonathan Bate, who will be exploring the relationship between Montaigne and the Bard; the writer and biographer of Montaigne Sarah Bakewell on Montaigne's cat, scepticism and animal souls: and the philosopher A.C.Grayling.

Today Alain de Botton.

Alain de Botton reads an essay on the life and work of scholar Michel de Montaigne.

02Theodore Zeldin2011011820120710

A series of five essays on Montaigne to accompany a major Radio 3 drama about the French essayist called 'Living with Princes', written by Stephen Wakelam with Roger Allam as Montaigne to be broadcast on Sunday January 23rd on Radio 3.

The essays will be written and read by the writer and broadcaster Alain de Botton, the philosopher and historian Theodore Zeldin, who will explore to what extent Montaigne's philosophy on life holds true today; writer and Shakespeare scholar, Jonathan Bate, who will be exploring the relationship between Montaigne and the Bard; the writer and biographer of Montaigne, Sarah Bakewell, on Montaigne's cat, scepticism and animal souls: and the philosopher A.C.Grayling.

Today Theodore Zeldin.

Philosopher Theodore Zeldin considers to what extent Montaigne's outlook holds true today.

03Jonathan Bate2011011920120711

A series of five essays on Montaigne to accompany a major Radio 3 drama about the French essayist called 'Living with Princes', written by Stephen Wakelam with Roger Allam as Montaigne to be broadcast on Sunday, January 23, 2010 on Radio 3.

The essays will be written and read by the writer and broadcaster Alain de Botton; the philosopher and historian Theodore Zeldin who will explore to what extent Montaigne's philosophy on life holds true today; writer and Shakespeare scholar, Jonathan Bate, who will be exploring the relationship between Montaigne and the Bard; the writer and biographer of Montaigne, Sarah Bakewell, on Montaigne's cat, scepticism and animal souls; and the philosopher A.C.Grayling.

Today: Jonathan Bate.

Shakespeare scholar Jonathan Bate on the relationship between Montaigne and the Bard.

04Sarah Bakewell2011012020120712

A series of five essays on Montaigne to accompany a major Radio 3 drama about the French essayist called 'Living with Princes', written by Stephen Wakelam with Roger Allam as Montaigne to be broadcast on Sunday January 23rd on Radio 3.

The essays will be written and read by the writer and broadcaster Alain de Botton; the philosopher and historian Theodore Zeldin who will explore to what extent Montaigne's philosophy on life holds true today; writer and Shakespeare scholar, Jonathan Bate, who will be exploring the relationship between Montaigne and the Bard; the writer and biographer of Montaigne, Sarah Bakewell, on Montaigne's cat, scepticism and animal souls; and the philosopher A.C.Grayling.

Today: Sarah Bakewell.

Montaigne biographer Sarah Bakewell on the writer's cat, scepticism and animal souls.

05 LASTA C Grayling2011012120120713

A series of five essays on Montaigne to accompany a major Radio 3 drama about the French essayist called 'Living with Princes', written by Stephen Wakelam with Roger Allam as Montaigne to be broadcast on Sunday January 23rd on Radio 3.

The essayists will be written and read by the writer and broadcaster Alain de Botton; the philosopher and historian Theodore Zeldin who will explore to what extent Montaigne's philosophy on life holds true today; writer and Shakespeare scholar, Jonathan Bate, who will be exploring the relationship between Montaigne and the Bard; the writer and biographer of Montaigne, Sarah Bakewell, on Montaigne's cat, scepticism and animal souls; and the philosopher A.C.Grayling.

Today: A.C. Grayling.

Today: A.C.

Grayling.

Philosopher AC Grayling reads an essay on the life and work of Michel de Montaigne.