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101 Experiences of Daily Philosophy
This highly original book consists of 101 short texts, each describing an experiment or something to do. Although the practical exercises are easy to accomplish, they are often disconcerting and will make the reader aware of how strange an apparently banal action can seem. Their purpose is philosophical: the goal being to experience the unexpected through simple actions and events. Roger-Pol Droit intends to shake up the certainties that underlie our identity, speech, relations to time and space, and memory, and enable us to feel issues that are generally regarded as abstract. In his highly readable, incisive style he has succeeded in transforming ideas into feelings. Roger-Pol Droit is a philosopher and researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique.
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.
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.