Michel Montaigne was an unusual and quirky figure. His essays are strangely modern in tone and remarkable for their honesty, originality and insight. For this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast Nigel Warburton interviews Sarah Bakewell, author of a recent prize-winning book about Montaigne.
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Read Sarah Bakewell's series of Guardian articles about Montaigne