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Alain Trannoy, Étienne Wasmer
The Great Return of Land in Wealth
The French property and land wealth has reached an unheard-of volume of 7000 billion euros, more than three times the national GDP. How can it be taxed to release the burden that weighs on production?
Neanderthal Man as he truly was; an innovative and enthralling book, which takes us on a journey through space and time with our “human brother.”
On Beauty Twenty-Six Ariettas
Does beauty reside in aesthetic contemplation, intellectual depth, technical achievement? Twenty-six intersecting miscellanea for intellectual happiness.
Sociological Reflection on the Jewish Condition
Following the “days of suspicion” initiated in 1967 by the speech of General de Gaulle, which put an end to a form of accord between France and the State of Israel...
Martine Segalen, Nicole Athea
The Markets of Motherhood
Against surrogacy: an impassioned illumination from multiple angles to understand the debates and implications, and, above all, the practical realities with which it confronts us.
Currency and Capital The New Patrimonial Economy
A very ambitious book: it proposes nothing short of a new theoretical economic model, going beyond both classic economics and the Keynesian model.
Thinking Fast or Thinking Well
By revealing the individual and social implications of cognitive functioning, an overview of up-to-date knowledge enabling us to understanding our thinking and to control it more in practice.
Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge, Lluis Quintana-Murci
Civilizations: Questioning Identity and Diversity: Autumn Colloquium of the Collège de France
The noun “civilization” entered Western European vocabulary in the Eighteenth Century, and at that time denoted a stage of material, social, and cultural evolution...
Gilbert Cette, Jacques Barthélémy
Work and Technological Changes From the Civilization of Factories to That of the Digital
Recent mutations in the world of work are an opportunity to seize in order to adapt the law to the most unprecedented situations.
Democracy For a Redistribution of Power
Gilles Mentré is a man whose ambition is as great as his innovative ideas. He has a strong personality, a network, and a strength of conviction that will ensure a strong promotional campaign.
The Other at a Distance When a Pandemic Affects Intimacy
A sociological analysis that looks in depth at the upheavals brought about by the pandemic that have affected the intimate side of our existence and our relationships with others.
Wall Street Attacks Democracy How Financial Markets Increase Inequality
Concrete solutions are proposed: the taxing of financial transactions, the creation of an independent agency to supervise central banks, discontinuing the remuneration of those who direct share prices.
Fouazia Farida Charfi
Islam and Science
A politically involved scientist, Faouzia Charfi is an important voice, in Tunisia and in France.
Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer, Céline Jurgensen
A cross-sectional approach: from the curious to the specialist, all audiences will find food for thought here. From fiction (cartoons, cinema…) to the military perspective, and including literary references, a great variety of subjects are broached.
Hugo Mercier , Dan Sperber
The Enigma of Reason
Ambitious, provocative, fascinating, this book gives readers resources to rethink their own way of thinking.
A sensitive light shed on the philosophical subjects that the reader thus (re)discovers, from existentialism to event philosophy...