Alain Renaut, Jean-Cassien Billier, Patrick Savidan, Ludivine Thiaw-Po-Une

Lessons of Philosophy Publication date : August 22, 2018

Alain Renaut is professor emeritus of political philosophy and ethics at the Sorbonne. He is also director of the Centre international de philosophie politique appliquée.
Jean-Cassien Billier is assistant professor in the department of philosophy of the Faculté des Lettres at the Sorbonne.
Patrick Savidan is professor of ethics and philosophy at the Université Paris-Est Créteil and president of the Observatoire des inégalités.
Ludivine Thiaw-Po-Une has a Ph.D in political philosophy and is a researcher at the Sorbonne.
Philosophy presented in 28 lessons: an introduction and a handbook for beginners, the curious, and committed readers.
Works from the greatest, most classic, thinkers, such as Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Kant, Hegel, and Nietzsche, to the most contemporary, such as Foucault, Rawls, Rorty, Habermas, and Derrida.
The great themes of metaphysics, moral and political philosophy, and aesthetics presented in their contexts, with the classic questions they raised, but also in their contemporary forms.
A global philosophical perspective on recent scientific discoveries (in biology, astrophysics), bioethics, the environment, European construction, relationships between society and religion, and others.
A philosophical lexicon and a directory of philosophers.

  • The gamut of philosophy, from the most classic to the most contemporary
  • Philosophers, their doctrines, their conceptual creations
  • The reputation of Alain Renaut, a great specialist and translator of Kant