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Morality in Politics with Luc Ferry

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Tuesday 16th May

 

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

in St. James’

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Tuesday 16th May 2017

 

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

LUC FERRY

 

Luc Ferry is a French philosopher and writer. He received an Agrégation de philosophie (1975), a Doctorat d’Etat en science politique (1981), and an Agrégation de science politique (1982). He served as the Minister of Education and Research and during his tenure, he was the minister in charge of the implementation of the French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools. He is a notable proponent of secular humanism.

He is the author of the national bestseller A Brief History of Thought.

He is a columnist for the Figaro and Radio Classique, he is honorary president of the Ecole Polytechnique d’Assurance’s scientific committee of the on big data and digital, in order to create a MBA ‘ scientist data in the insurance world’.

He has been awarded the Prix MédicisPrix Jean-Jacques-Rousseau, and Prix Aujourd’hui, in addition to being an officer of the French Legion of Honor and a knight of the Order of Arts and Letters.

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Carlton Club

69 St James’s Street

London, SW1A 1PJ

BIOGRAPHY

 

  • La pensée ’68 (1985)
  • Homo Aestheticus (1990)
  • The New Ecological Order (1992)
  • Rights: The New Quarrel Between the Ancients and the Moderns
  • Man Made God: The Meaning of Life (1992)
  • The Wisdom of the Moderns (1998)
  • Political Philosophy
  • French Philosophy of the 60s with Alain Renaut
  • Why We Are Not Nietzscheans, editor with Alain Renaut
  • « Qu’est-ce qu’une vie reussie? », (2002)
  • Le religieux après la religion (2004) with Marcel Gauchet
  • Apprendre à vivre – Traité de philosophie à l’usage des jeunes générations (2006 – Prix Aujourd’hui)
  • Vaincre les peurs. La philosophie comme amour de la sagesse,(2006)
  • Kant – Une lecture des trois Critiques,(2006)
  • Familles, je vous aime : Politique et vie privée à l’âge de la mondialisation,(2007)
  • La Sagesse des Mythes – Apprendre à vivre II (2008)
  • La tentation du christianisme with Lucien Jerphagnon, (2009)
  • La Révolution de l’amour – Pour une spiritualité laïque (2010)
  • A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living (2011)
  • L’invention de la vie de Bohème, 1830-1900 (2012)
  • L’innovation destructrice (2014)
  • Sagesses d’hier et d’aujourd’hui (2014)
  • The Wisdom of the Myths: How Greek Mythology Can Change Your Life (2014)
  • Chroniques du temps présent (2014)
  • Mythologie et Philosophie – collection Le Figaro/Plon en 20 volumes (2015)
  • La Révolution Transhumaniste. Comment la technomédecine et l’uberisation du monde vont bouleverser nos vies (2016)
  • 7 facons d’être heureux ou les paradoxes du bonheur (2016)

Luc Ferry’s books are translated in more than 30 countries.