Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Lord of Montaigne

  • Michel de Montaigne in his circular library

    Portrait of Michel de Montaigne c. 1570 At the age of thirty-eight, in 1571, the aristocratic Michel de Montaigne retired from public life and “servitude at the court” in order to spend in his château “what little remains of his life, now more than half had run out.” He passed the next ten years or…