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Montaigne The Self, the Other and Time
A reference book by one of the best Montaigne specialists in the world.
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.
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.
On Beauty Twenty-Six Ariettas
Does beauty reside in aesthetic contemplation, intellectual depth, technical achievement? Twenty-six intersecting miscellanea for intellectual happiness.
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.
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...
On Becoming, Evolution, and Time
A book of philosophy in which both the general public and specialists will find material for enlightenment and enrichment.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Confronting the New World Epistle to Paul and to Our Contemporaries
It so happens that a man was confronted with the same challenges, experienced the same anguish...
Letters on Life and Death
Frédéric Worms is an important figure in contemporary philosophy, and has important institutional and media connections. Thanks to its epistolary form, reminiscent of Enlightenment writers, this book is written in clear language, and is addressed to all of us.
The Trial of the Revolution
In the first part, the author begins by letting the prosecution talk about the French Revolution. In the second part, Emmanuel Terray asks: where are we today, after two other revolutions, in Russia and in China?
Élisa Brune, Paul Qwest
Life as an Event What Art and Science Expand in Us
In this final book, Élisa Brune and Paul Qwest share a reflection that is as rich as it is stimulating on our relationship with knowledge. A reflection based on 66 strokes of genius in the arts and sciences.
A new heart
A new and striking dive into the world of advanced surgery. But above all, it is a moving meditation on life, its backlash and unity.
How to Govern a People-King? A New Treatise on the Art of Politics
Pierre-Henri Tavoillot offers us a voyage through time and space: to the great authors of the past, to the heart of the world’s political experiments, but also among the latest technological innovations.
Inhuman Conditions Battling the Intolerable
a strong response to the omnipresent violence around us
Brief Answers to the Big Questions
The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking
The Valley of Nothingness
An intimate reflection on universal questions, written with the finesse and intelligence we have come to know in Jean-Claude Carrière’s writing.
Montaigne Thinking about the Social
A study destined to become a work of reference, one that will be required for all courses on Montaigne.
Alain Renaut, Jean-Cassien Billier, Patrick Savidan, Ludivine Thiaw-Po-Une
Lessons of Philosophy
The best in philosophical teaching for (almost) everyone
Lectures in Biological and Cognitivist Philosophy Spinozist Configurations
An introduction to both one of the greatest philosophies in history, and to the most current issues in the neurosciences. A new way of thinking about the relationships between the brain and the mind.
Better and better and worse and worse Understanding our world better, and using it with optimism
An antidote to the pessimistic discourse on decline, it shows that the only lucid and worthwhile attitude is to accept the limits of progress without renouncing confidence in the future. A book which reconnects with the idea of progress without falling either into naïvete or into demagogy.
The Salt of Life (Collector)
In this wonderful little book that literally sparkles with wisdom, Françoise Héritier incites us to play a game with our own memories
The Spirit of Childhood
Roger-Pol Droit applies practical philosophy, in which the reader learns to find hidden resources in himself, in which he is guided towards the path of a better-being, a better self-understanding.
The Quran and the Bible In questions and answers
A step-by-step study of the Quran, almost exactly word for word, to grasp the precise content. A polemical book, but a book based upon the author's knowledge of the Arabic language and the sacred texts of Islam. A return to the original text that allows us to understand the political and geopolitical issues of today's world.