Unformatted text preview: o Pantheism – god/divinity is present in everything as a spirit • Catholicism Examples of Stoicism and Catholicism in Montaigne: • Stoic o Pg. 131: “Death is terrible to Cicero… • Catholic o Pg. 238: “To base…become customs.” Don’t cede to the capricious influences of the public; instead, follow a higher calling (also stoic, in terms of following your own opinion) o Pg. 109: “With all of our efforts we cannot imitate the next of the very smallest bird, its structure, its beauty, or the suitability of its form.” God’s creations are incomparable to human creations....
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HUMA C1002 taught by Professor Irwin during the Spring '08 term at Columbia.
- Spring '08