Maxims

Maxims


Introduction by: Leonard Tancock
Translator: Leonard Tancock

Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140440959
  • 128 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists, is captured here in more than 600 penetrating and pithy aphorisms.

Table of Contents

Maxims – La Rochefoucauld Translated by Leonard Tancock

Introduction
Portraits
Self-Portrait of the Duc de la Rochefoucauld
Portrait of the Duc de la Rochefoucauld by Cardinal de Retz
Portrait of Cardinal de Retz by La Rochefoucauld
Maxims
Reflections or Aphorisms and Moral Maxims
Posthumous Maxims
Maxims withdrawn by the Author
Notes

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