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Blaise Pascal

  1. Blaise Pascal was born at Clermont on June 19, 1623, and died at Paris on Aug.
  2. Blaise Pascal was brother to Jacqueline Pascal and two other sisters, only one of whom, Gilberte, survived past childhood.
  3. Blaise Pascal was brother to Jacqueline Pascal the youngest sibling and Gilberte, the eldest of the three.
  4. Blaise Pascal was one of several historical films directed by Robert Rossellini for Italian television in the late 1960s to early 1970s.
  5. Blaise Pascal was the brother of Jacqueline Pascal and had three other sisters.

Henri Lefebvre

  1. Henri Lefebvre is a name that will be familiar to our readers.

French Philosophers

  1. French philosophers are philosophers who live in the country of France, or in countries with links to France, such as Algeria.


  1. Cournot is a researcher for the study, published in the Oct.
  2. Cournot is a strategic model to illustrate market power.
  3. Cournot was a profound thinker: his advanced ideas on order and chance, enlightening both for science and mankind in general, are still prophetic.
  4. Cournot was mainly a mathematician, but did have some influence over economics.
  5. Cournot was the first economist who, with competent knowledge of both subjects, endeavoured to apply mathematics to the treatment of economics.


  1. Saint-Simon was an intuitive thinker interested in immediate, albeit utopian , social reform.
  2. Saint-Simon was a seminal influence on Comte (who was his secretary) and above all on Marx.
  3. Saint-Simon was not, however, the only thinker at this time with a social programme to offer.

Rene Descartes

  1. Rene Descartes is known as the famous French philosopher, scientist, and mathematician.
  2. Rene Descartes is one of the most important thinkers of the modern era.
  3. Rene Descartes was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist.
  4. Rene Descartes was a famous French mathematician, scientist and philosopher.
  5. Rene Descartes was a foundationalist.

Pierre Leroux

  1. Pierre Leroux ( April 7, 1798 - April, 1871), French philosopher and political economist, was born at Bercy near Paris, the son of an artisan.
  2. In 1848 he was elected a d-put- and, together with Louis Blanc and Pierre Leroux, figured in the Revolution of 1848.


  1. A philosopher is a person devoted to studying and producing results in philosophy.
  2. The philosopher is the "friend" of the "knowledge".
  3. The philosopher was officially condemned by a council held at Sens in 1141.

Alain Badiou

  1. Alain Badiou is a philosopher, but also a novelist and a playwright.
  2. Alain Badiou is a staunch advocate of the philosophy of time.
  3. Alain Badiou is the author of many books, including Infinite Thought: Truth and the Return of Philosophy and Handbook of Inaesthetic.
  4. Alain Badiou is a rising star whose work on Beckett will set the tone for some time to come.
  5. Alain Badiou is an anomaly.


  1. Foucault was born in 1926 in Poitiers, France.
  2. Foucault is a master at analyzing the web of social relations ("power") that effectively shape ("normalize") the modern individual.
  3. Foucault is a master at analyzing the web of social relations ("power") that effectively shapes ("normalizes") the modern individual.
  4. Foucault is one of the most important thinkers of our time.
  5. Foucault was ambitious and industrious.

Gaston Bachelard

  1. Gaston Bachelard was one of the most famous philosophers of the French 20th century.

Georges Canguilhem

  1. Georges Canguilhem is one of France’s leading philosophers and historians of science.
  2. Georges Canguilhem is one of France's foremost historians of science.

Georges Bataille

  1. Georges Bataille was a French anthropologist, sociologist, writer and philosopher in the tradition of Marquis de Sade, Lautr-amont and Breton.
  2. Georges Bataille was a French novelist and critic whose ideas very much influenced postmodern thinking about sexual politics and eroticism.
  3. Georges Bataille was a major figure in French twentieth-century literature.
  4. Georges Bataille was born in Billon, Puy-de-Dôme, in central France.
  5. Georges Bataille was just 27 and had recently started working at the Biblioth----que nationale.

Gilles Deleuze

  1. Gilles Deleuze is a distinguished French philosopher, well-known for his post-structuralism.
  2. Gilles Deleuze is a philosopher who places himself in an immanent tradition of thinking.
  3. Gilles Deleuze was born in 1925 in the 17th arrondisment of Paris, where he continued to live his entire life except for short periods of his youth.
  4. Gilles Deleuze was influenced by Spinoza, Nietzsche, Bergson and influenced many others.
  5. Gilles Deleuze was professor of philosophy at the Universit-- de Paris VIII until his retirement in 1987.


  1. Rousseau was a heavy influence not only in terms of Romantic era literary style, he also influenced philosophy for years to come.
  2. Rousseau was bitterly opposed to the idea that the people should exercise sovereignty via a representative assembly.
  3. Rousseau is the seducer: he again unfetters woman who is henceforth represented in an ever more interesting manner--as suffering.
  4. Rousseau was an individualist and questioned the assumption that the will of the majority is always correct.
  5. Rousseau was at first buried on the Ile des Peupliers.

Jacques Derrida

  1. Jacques Derrida is a philosopher concerned with the act of reading.
  2. Jacques Derrida was born in Algeria in 1930.
  3. Jacques Derrida is a separate case.
  4. Jacques Derrida is the bestknown contemporary French thinker, writer, and literary, cultural and political theorist.
  5. Jacques Derrida is the founding father of deconstruction.

Maurice Merleau-Ponty

  1. Maurice Merleau-Ponty — French philosopher and sometime teacher of Foucault.
  2. Maurice Merleau-Ponty, an often overlooked existentialist, was a companion of Sartre.
  3. Maurice Merleau-Ponty, a student of Husserl and acquaintance of de Beauvoir joins the group.

Maurice Blanchot

  1. Maurice Blanchot was originaly a literary critic who later wrote fictions, philosophical essays, and unusual hybrids of the two.
  2. Maurice Blanchot is a major, almost a defining, figure in modern French letters.
  3. Maurice Blanchot is a novelist and critic, known for works like: Death Sentence, The Gaze of Orpheus, Madness of the Day, The Step Not Beyond, and others.
  4. Maurice Blanchot is a writer's reader.

Michel Onfray

  1. Michel Onfray is a philosopher and writer based in France.
  2. Michel Onfray is a fanatic.
  3. Michel Onfray is a great man.
  4. Michel Onfray is a militant atheist.
  5. Michel Onfray is the public intellectual par excellence.

Paul Nizan

  1. Canguilhem entered the --cole Normale Sup--rieure in 1924 as part of a class that included Jean-Paul Sartre, Raymond Aron and Paul Nizan.
  2. Paul Nizan ( February 7, 1905 – May 23, 1940) was a French philosopher and writer.
  3. Entr-- en la Ecole Normale Superieure en 1924, siendo parte de una clase que incluy-- a Jean-Paul Sartre, Raymond Aron y Paul Nizan.


  1. Phenomenology is a philosophy of experience.
  2. Phenomenology is the study of experience and the ways in which things present themselves in and through experience.
  3. Phenomenology is the study of structures of consciousness as experienced from the first-person point of view.
  4. Phenomenology was one of his key concerns.

Auguste Comte

  1. Auguste Comte was a french philosopher.
  2. Auguste Comte was a French philosopher and the founding father of sociology.
  3. Auguste Comte was born in 1798 and had a significant part in the formation of sociology.
  4. Auguste Comte was born on January 19, 1798, on the first of Pluviose in the Sixth Year of the Republic, in the southern French city of Montpellier.
  5. Auguste Comte is a continuation of the eighteenth century (domination of coeur over la te^te, sensualism in the theory of knowledge, altruistic enthusiasm).


  1. Adorno was a member of the Frankfurt School.
  2. Adorno was concerned that a genuine sociology retain a commitment to truth including the willingness to self-apply.

Antoine Arnauld

  1. Antoine Arnauld was the first to attack Malebranche's system, and he was supported by Bossuet who styled the system "pulchra, nova, falsa".

Athena Voltaire

  1. Athena Voltaire is a character the likes of which doesn't come along too often, and the characters that surround her are just as interesting and mysterious.
  2. Athena Voltaire is a daredevil aviatrix who has been hired by some British occultists to undertake an expedition to get them to the top of Mt.
  3. Athena Voltaire is a fictional aviatrix comic strip heroine created by Steve Bryant, and Paul Daly, and currently published by Ape Entertainment.
  4. Athena Voltaire is an action-adventure strip comparable to Indiana Jones without being cliche.
  5. Athena Voltaire: The Collected Webcomics is filled with action, adventure and danger and the book is just plain fun.


  1. Beauvoir was not an official student, but attended lectures and sat for the exam at the --cole.
  2. Beauvoir was not only a philosopher and feminist, but an accomplished literary figure.


  1. Deconstruction is one of them.
  2. Deconstruction is a term which is used to denote the application of post-modern ideas of criticism, or theory, to a "text" or "artifact".
  3. Deconstruction was an attempt to break with structuralistic thought.
  4. Deconstruction was conceived in the spirit of Heidegger's Destruktion, though Derrida had no intention of making man the shepherd of anything.

Denis Diderot

  1. Denis Diderot is a former featured article candidate.
  2. Denis Diderot was born at Langres as the son of a successful cutler.
  3. Denis Diderot was born in Langres on 5 October 1713, the son of Didier Diderot, a master cutler.
  4. Denis Diderot was born in the eastern French city of Langres and commenced his formal education in the Lyc--e Louis le Grand.

Edmund Husserl

  1. Edmund Husserl was its founder and major exponent.
  2. Edmund Husserl was the founder and major exponent of this philosophical movement, and he was Heidegger's mentor.

Emile Boutroux

  1. Emile Boutroux was a pupil of Zeller, whose lectures on Greek philosophy he attended in Heidelberg, 1868.
  2. Emile Boutroux was born at Montrouge, now in the Hauts-de-Seine département, near Paris.
  3. Emile Boutroux was born at Montrouge, now in the Hauts-de-Seine d--partement, near Paris.

Emile Durkheim

  1. Emile Durkheim was born at Epinal in the eastern French province of Lorraine on April 15, 1858.
  2. Emile Durkheim was born at --pinal, Lorraine, on April 15, 1858.

Emmanuel Levinas

  1. Emmanuel Levinas is one of the most fascinating and important philosophers of the twentieth century.
  2. Emmanuel Levinas was born in Kaunas, Lithuania, in January 1906, into a traditional Jewish family.
  3. Emmanuel Levinas was born in Lithuania in 1906.

Emmanuel Mounier

  1. Peter Maurin used to say wherever he went, "There is a man in France called Emmanuel Mounier.
  2. Emmanuel Mounier is credited as being one of the founders of the Catholic Worker Movement.
  3. Emmanuel Mounier started with Bergson---s vitalism then moved to a strange hybrid of Catholicism and Communism.


  1. Existentialism is a philosophical movement emphasizing individualism, individual freedom, and subjectivity.
  2. Existentialism is a philosophical movement that rejects any predetermined role for human beings.
  3. Existentialism is a philosophical movement which claims that individual human beings create the meanings and essence of their own lives.

Gabriel Marcel

  1. Gabriel Marcel is a master of subtle examinations of conscience, of deceit, of crises in the bourgeois milieu he has chosen to dramatize.


  1. Garaudy was a leading French Communist, who was expelled from the Party for criticising the USSR.
  2. Garaudy is a decorated veteran of the French Army in WWII, an educator in philosophy, was a communist, and is a Catholic turned Muslim.


  1. Gassendi was 28 years younger than Galileo.
  2. Gassendi was not, like Willis, active in.


  1. Gorz was a theorist of workers' self-management.
  2. Gorz was also influenced by the Frankfurt School, being a friend of Herbert Marcuse.
  3. Gorz was also influenced by the Frankfurt School, being close to his friend Herbert Marcuse.


  1. Guyau was inspired by the poetry and philosophy of Hugo, Corneille, Musset, Epictetus, Plato, and Kant.
  2. Guyau was a gifted young man, whose death at the early age of thirty-four was a sore bereavement for Fouill-e and undoubtedly a disaster for philosophy.
  3. Guyau was trained by his step-father,* and assisted him in his work.

Guy Debord

  1. Guy Debord is a time bomb, and a difficult one to defuse.
  2. Guy Debord was born into a bourgeois family in Paris.
  3. Guy Debord was the inspiration for the character named "Mr. Debord" who quotes Robert Louis Stevenson, "Suicide carried off many.


  1. Hegel was appointed Rector of the University in 1830.
  2. Hegel was born in Stuttgart on Aug.
  3. Hegel was born in Stuttgart on August 27, 1770.
  4. Hegel was born on August 27, 1770 in Stuttgart, in the Duchy of W--rttemberg in southwestern Germany.
  5. Hegel was fascinated by the works of Spinoza, Kant, Rousseau, and Goethe, and by the French Revolution.


  1. Husserl is the eponymous champion of this branch.
  2. Husserl: an analysis of his phenomenology.


  1. Individuation is a concept which appears in numerous fields.
  2. Individuation is an always incomplete process, always leaving a "pre-individual" left-over, itself making possible future individuations.

Jacques Maritain

  1. Jacques Maritain was born in 1882 to a French Protestant family.

Jean-Luc Marion

  1. Jean-Luc Marion is one of the most prominent young philosophers working today and one of the best contemporary Descartes scholars.

Jean-Luc Nancy

  1. Jean-Luc Nancy was born on the 26th of July 1940 in Caud--ran, near Bordeaux in France.
  2. Jean-Luc Nancy is one of these philosophers.
  3. Jean-Luc Nancy is a philosopher and lives in France.

Jean-Paul Sartre

  1. Jean-Paul Sartre was born 21 June 1905 in Paris, the only child of Jean-Baptiste and Anne-Marie Sartre, two individuals from distinguished families.
  2. Jean-Paul Sartre is a French philosopher, playwright and novelist.
  3. Jean-Paul Sartre was one of the most influential writers and thinkers of the 20th century.

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