The Discipline of Subjectivity: An Essay on Montaigne

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Through an interpretation of Montaigne's philosophical vision as expressed in his Essays, Ermanno Bencivenga contributes to the current debate about the "death of the subject" by developing a view of the self as a project of continuous construction rather than the source and foundation of knowledge. This latter, Cartesian conception of self-consciousness as a logical and epistemological starting point is, Bencivenga contends, delusive: the certainty it provides is more akin to faith than to a cognitive state. How then do we ...

The Discipline of Subjectivity: An Essay on Montaigne 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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The Discipline of Subjectivity: An Essay on Montaigne 2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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The Discipline of Subjectivity: An Essay on Montaigne 1990, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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