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MONTAIGNE: OVERVIEW

UNIT 3: MONTAIGNE AND SKEPTICISM

Start Date: Jan. 13, 2000 12
  1. Go through the Background section of the unit.
  2. Read the 8 page selection from The Apology for Raymond Sebond. You can find this reading in your course packet, just after the final selection (by Juan Comas) in the Las Casas section of the packet. It is not available on line.
  3. Read the Commentary section and reread the relevant pages of Montaigne on the senses and change.
  4. Do the Activity section: "Foundation, the senses, and dreaming."
  5. Do the forum discussion activity: "Skepticism, relativism. knowledge and us."
  6. Go on to the next Unit on Descartes.