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is Professor of Philosophy at Paris East Créteil University and senior member of the University Institute of France. He is a specialist in medieval Islamic philosophy, political theory, and Frege. He is editor of the Arabic edition of
The Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon
, and the author most recently of
Pourquoi lire les philosophes Arabes?
(Albin Michel, 2015),
Selon la raison
(DK Éditions, 2014), and
L'identité, une fable philosophique
is Professor of Comparative Literature at Princeton University. He is the author most recently of
Dark Tongues: The Art of Rogues and Riddlers
(Zone Books, 2013),
The Fifth Hammer: Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World
(Zone Books, 2011), and
The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations
(Zone Books, 2009).
The Department of Comparative Literature
The Department of French
La Maison Française
The Global Research Institute
The Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies
The Medieval and Renaissance Center
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