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In Search of Another Time
An original text, brilliant writing and thinking that shed light on both the experienced familiar and the most abstract theories on time.
The Metamorphoses of Humans
A light shed by prehistory on the profound nature of humans, their relationship to the natural world, their appetite for conquest, but also their passion for challenges and their inventiveness.
Claudine Attias-Donfut, Martine Segalen
Twenty-Somethings Today: The New Generation Gap
By two specialists in the sociology of the family and of generations, themselves grandmothers of twenty-somethings
The Future of Public Service
A decisive contribution to thinking about the sovereignty of society in the face of the era of networks and the digital world.
And Evolution Created Woman Sexual Coercion and Violence in Men
An accessible, compelling assessment of what has been learned concerning the relationships between the sexes/genders from an evolutionary point of view.
Philippe Aghion, Céline Antonin, Simon Bunel
The Power of Creative Destruction A publishing event in Economics!
This book brings together five years of courses at the Collège de France and more than thirty years of research and instruction on “the economy of creative destruction.” It is Philippe Aghion’s seminal work.
Language and Science, Speech and Thought In the beginning, is it language, speech, or thought?
The fruit of the most recent autumn colloquium at the Collège de France, an interdisciplinary reflection on questions concerning the role of language and speech in the age of the internet and new technologies.
Memorizing without Memorization
A practical guide intended for students, combining a method, its direct application, and a scientific explanation for that method.
Valéry Giscard d’Estaing The Other Great President
An original biography that convincingly and in a remarkably well-informed way develops arguments that support its position.
A Forgotten Century, the Twentieth
The book tells the story of an era, with humor and with gravity, while also giving us a glimpse of the contours of a life; that of a passionate and exciting man.
Dominique Schnapper, Alain Schnapper
Powerful Yet Fragile: Companies Under Democracy
An essential reflection in a context where Facebook is trying to take over regalian prerogatives (currency...) and replace the State.
The French Exception From the Ancien Régime to Emmanuel Macron, the story of a blocked society
Abundant historical documentation used to address a current issue and a very heated polemical debate.
Music or Death The language of music explained by an eminent linguist
Music does indeed have a strong message to convey
Regulating GAFA Taking back control!
An astute and well-documented analysis of GAFA, which provides an in-depth understanding of the sources of their power.
What Is a Completed Life?
François Galichet is a philosopher. A graduate of the École normale supérieure, with a Ph.D. in philosophy, he is emeritus professor at the Université de Strasbourg.
Le Cercle des économistes
The Disruptions in the World Acting to confront the disruptions in the world
Edited by Phillippe Aghion, professor at the Collège de France, and Jean-Marie Chevalier, emeritus professor at the University Paris-Dauphine.
The Renaissance of America foreword to Pascal Lamy
An essential contribution for an understanding of what is at stake in the 2020 presidential election.
40 Years of Wage Austerity How Can We Escape It?
With great clarity, this book dismantles the mechanisms that ensure that wage, monetary, and budgetary policies are completely interwoven. Patrick Artus excels in this demonstration!
André Grimaldi, Frédéric Pierru
Your Health in the Future
How can we maintain the quality of care in hospitals? Is our health system equipped to respond to the challenges of the aging of the population and of chronic illnesses?
Saïda Douki Dedieu, Hager Karray
The Veil on the Couch Hidden ramifications unveiled
The visible or hidden ramifications of the headscarf explained from the point of view of two psychiatrists who aim to reveal its importance in the status and mental health of women, from its origins to the present.
Jean-Luc Gaffard, Mario Amendola, Francesco Saraceno
The Forgotten Time in Economics
An innovative book that completely overhauls economic theory and proposes a more dynamic and more realistic view of entrepreneurs, finance, and possible action by governments.
Ivar Ekeland, Jean-Charles Rochet
We Must Tax Financial Speculation Against widespread speculation – a universal tax
Financial speculation goes back to ancient times. Its history sheds light on many aspects of the current situation.
Monkeys in the Kitchen How Cooking Made Us Human
How the invention of culinary and agricultural practices, the discovery and exchange of products, through the millennia have contributed to civilizing the human being.
A Social Contract for an Entrepreneurial Age Our Happy Days
Trained at the École Normale d’Administration and active in the digital world where he is a well-known figure, Nicolas Colin has an atypical profile, very popular among the media.
Demographic Shock Migrations and the Future of Europe
Humanity is setting foot on a demographic terra incognita, with major economic, social, cultural, and political consequences.
Claude Debru, Frédéric-Pierre Isoz
Why Do We Believe?
This book is a dialogue between a philosopher and a psychoanalyst.
Peter Frumkin, Anne-Claire Pache, Arthur Gautier
Philanthropy as Strategy
Within a French context marked by the polemics created by the fire of Notre-Dame, this book, the first on the subject in France, has the potential to become the work of reference on the subject.
Alain Renaut, Geoffroy Lauvau
Conflictions in the Twenty-First Century
A strong and original thesis for an understanding of the new, contemporary social violence. Alain Renaut is a recognized philosopher, and his works, such as his Leçons de la philosophie, have enjoyed long-term sales.
Diary of an Anthropologist From May '68 to the Gilet Jaunes
The story of an intellectual and political commitment that takes its roots in May 68. From May 68 to the Yellow Vests, an anthropologist's look and analysis of new forms of political expression
The Scholar, the Fossil, and the Prince From the Lab to Palaces
A storyteller with amazing talent, a scientist who is happy to reveal to the greatest of figures other facets of his personality: adventurous, refined, and full of humor.
Revolutions in Biology and the Human Condition
A reflection on the prowess and the promises of biotechnologies, this text also casts a critical light on the transhumanist project.
The Paths of the Republic
In a bogged down Europe, the Republic no longer finds the extra power it needs to solve the problems of the French. Yet, against the destructive forces at work, the need for a Republic continues to grow.