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Olivier Artus, Sophie Ramond
Contemporary Challenges and the Hebrew Bible An Ethics of Good and Evil
A text that combines history, biblical science, philosophy and ethics, for an original reflection on society’s current challenges in terms of justice, ecology and human dignity.
Montaigne The Self, the Other and Time
A reference book by one of the best Montaigne specialists in the world.
Annick Le Guérer, Bruno Fourn
Scents and Sound, an Unexpected Association
The mysterious voice-scent synaesthesis
The True Contribution of Neuroscience to School A Neuromyth?
A clear and practical book, based on several multidisciplinary studies, which critically evaluates the true contribution of neuroscience to teaching and learning.
Magnificent political portraits and a history lesson about the French left.
Rediscovering Physiocrats A Plea for an Economy that Integrates the Ecological Imperative
Contrary to popular belief, the economy and ecology are not enemies. They arose together, as reflected by the physiocratic heritage.
Inventing Europe Collège de France Autumn Colloquium 2021
This book was published under the direction of Samantha Besson, current occupant of the International Institutional Law Chair at the Collège de France
Women, Modernity and Progress
A book that looks back at history from an evolutionary perspective, by bringing women to the forefront of history and rejecting gender stereotypes that are often endorsed by historians themselves.
A Solution for Africa Bringing our Common Goods to Life
Kako Nubukpo is known for his outspokenness and non-orthodox position on the economy. He is one of the most influential figures in Africa.
Serge Abiteboul, Jean Cattan
We Are Social Media
There is another, more democratic and participative way to regulate social media and break away from GAFAM: social media is what we make it.
Diplomats: What We Do
A remarkable analysis of the various aspects of diplomatic service and decision-making, and of the levers of national and international power.
Ending the Financial Illusion In Defense of Real Growth
The belief that creating money is the same thing as creating resources is the worst possible illusion, as demonstrated in this lucid, succinct and incisive essay.
Véronique Cortier, Pierrick Gaudry
Electronic voting cannot be left to experts alone; this book provides clear and precise answers to any questions citizens may have.
Deindustrialization in France Looking Back on 30 Years
High-profile contributors (including Laurence Boon, Pascal Lamy and Jean-Claude Trichet) provide captivating perspectives (special mention for Alain Madelin!) in a jargon-free style, especially from the entrepreneurs.
Memory of a Mammoth Science, past and present
The latest memoir by Yves Coppens. With 40 tastes of science and history. With 40 illustrations, maps and photos.
Maurice Taieb, Doris Barboni
Once Upon a Time There Was Lucy
The discovery of Lucy told to children by one of her historic discoverers. Illustrations by Cécile Gambini.
The New World of Advertising
A book for the general public on a universal theme, by an informative and precise specialist.
Women of the Past Images, myths and realities of the Neolithic woman
A book by one of the most renowned specialists of the protohistoric period, to help understand women’s place in the first sedentary societies of the Neolithic period.
Michel Aglietta, Guo Bai, Camille Macaire
The End of the Hegemony of the Dollar
Fascinating developments on the most innovative elements of Chinese finance and its digital economy.
Hippolyte D'Albis, Françoise Benhamou
Economists respond to populists
In the arena where populists are rampant, the economic question is at the heart of the denunciation of the elites and 'their' policy...
Eating – What a Story!
A book for those who are interested in food and cuisine as social phenomena in contemporary history, from a unique angle.
Who Are You, Homo sapiens? Understanding Our Nature In Order to Live Better
After telling how the art of cooking had humanized, civilized our ancestral apes, Alexandre Stern explores the roots of our humanity to better examine our modern practices and ways of life.
For a School of Resistance
An original and documented program of education policy that offers a response to the success of disinformation and extremisms confronting the young.
Patrick Artus, Marie-Paule Virard
Your Father’s Macroeconomics Is No Longer the Answer! Proposals for the Coming Five Years
Innovative analyses of the economic mechanisms that we struggle to understand regarding the debt, the rise of inequalities, monetary policy, etc.
Six Theses in Favor of Continuous Democracy
The question of a change in constitution has often been raised: it is entirely relevant in the electoral campaigns of 2022...
When the Subject Speaks
Why do we speak? This banal question nonetheless encompasses a multiplicity of meanings.
How can we escape our economic dependency and regain our industrial sovereignty? What substance should be given to this “strategic autonomy” that the French and the Germans henceforth hope will be achieved?
Philo-Semitism Is Philo-Semitism an Antisemitism?
The ambiguities surrounding the Jewish question emanating from intellectuals and so-called “philo-semititic” personalities are closely analyzed here, in light of ever more troubling current events. A strong and disturbing book.
Bernard Jarry-Lacombe, Jean-Marie Bergère, François Euvé, Hubert Tardieu
The Digital Serving the Common Good
Beyond the technology alone, this book aims to question the ethical, societal and ultimately anthropological ramifications of the new tools of modernity...
The Desire to Resist A Critical Mind for Our Times
The struggle against all forms of authority, a critical mind, and the ability to think for ourselves, are the best weapons against those who want to convince us of our insignificance.
The Shift Project
Crisis, Climate How to Transform the French Economy
The Shift Project, a think tank created by Jean-Marc Jancovici in 2010, aims to clarify and influence the debate on energy transition.
James Teboul, Philippe Damier
The Mirage of Leadership Challenged by Neuroscience
To assume their role effectively, managers must know how to take into account the predispositions and biases that make them act, and thus understand them, and work resolutely against the grain of their natural inclinations.