Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (a significant French philosopher and developer of the essay genre).

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (a significant French philosopher and developer of the essay genre).

“He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.”

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (a significant French philosopher and developer of the essay genre).

“He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.”

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, also known as Lord of Montaigne, was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary genre. Montaigne’s work is noted for its merging of casual anecdotes and autobiography with intellectual insight.

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