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Montaigne, aux origines de la tradition cosmopolite

Abstract : I will argue that the idea of cosmopolitism was disseminated in late-XVIII-century France, being closely linked to the reception of Montaigne’s Essays and his Travel Journal (published in 1774). When Montaigne claimed that he, “embraced a Pole as [he would] a Frenchman” [“j’embrasse un Polonois comme un François”], the conception of cosmopolitism he invokes seems much more than a mere hedonistic traveller’s use of the world. This was an experience of friendship and humanity – in a Roman Catholic context.
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Jean Balsamo. Montaigne, aux origines de la tradition cosmopolite. Entre Pologne et France, le cosmopolitisme des Lumières, Accademia Polacca delle Scienze; Centre Scientifique de l’Académie Polonaise des Sciences (PAN), Jun 2017, Rome, Italie. pp.26-39. ⟨hal-02896984⟩

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