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Organized by François Noudelmann. Sponsored by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
Philosophy, in the 21st century, has changed: its practices and languages are no longer those of the previous century. A turning point has been taken by new generations and thinkers from diverse origins who, more than commenting on the old masters, are taking philosophy into new fields: health, ecology, neurosciences, security warfare, non-Western thought, trans-identities, the rights of non-human living beings... Shifting the frameworks of the history of philosophy, these thinkers are also finding new audiences, through the media, in hospitals, in the theater, or through literary creation. The 20/20 Philosophers meetings give voice to this renewal of French speaking philosophical practices in the 21st century.
In this weekly series, twenty philosophers present their thoughts and redraw the landscape of contemporary philosophy:
Jean Godefroy Bidima, Florence Burgat, Pierre Cassou Noguès, Yves Citton, Yves Cusset, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, Cynthia Fleury, Tristan Garcia, Frédéric Gros, Delphine Horvilleur, Yala Kisukidi, Alexandre Lacroix, Catherine Malabou, Corine Pelluchon, Isabelle Queval, Laurent de Sutter, Adèle Van Reeth, Pierre Vesperini, Aliocha Wald Lasowski, Frédéric Worms
About Corine Pelluchon
Corine Pelluchon is a Professor of Philosophy at Gustave Eiffel University (Paris-Est-Marne-la-Vallée). She works within moral and political philosophy, as well as medical, environmental and animal ethics. In February 2020, she received in Germany the Günther Anders Prize for critical thinking for her whole work. She wrote several books which are translated into German, English or Spanish. Among them: Réparons le monde. Humains, animaux, nature. (To Repair the World. Humans, Animals, Nature), 2020, Rivages; Pour comprendre Levinas. Un philosophe pour notre temps (To Understand Levinas. A Philosopher for Our Times), Seuil, 2020; Éthique de la consideration ( Ethics of Consideration) Seuil, 2018; Manifeste animaliste. Politiser la cause animale (Manifesto: Making the Animal Cause be Political), Alma, 2017; Les Nourritures. Philosophie du corps politique, Le Seuil, 2015, 2020. (English translation: Nourishment. A Philosophy of the Bodily Politic. Transl. J. E. Smith, Bloomsbury, 2019); Éléments pour une éthique de la vulnérabilité. Les hommes, les animaux, la nature ( Elements for an Ethics of Vulnerability. Human beings, Nature, Animals), Cerf, 2011; L’autonomie brisée. Bioéthique et philosophie (The Broken Autonomy. Bioethics and Philosophy), PUF, 2009, 2014; Leo Strauss: une autre raison, d’autres Lumières. Essai sur la crise du rationalisme contemporain, Vrin, 2005. (English translation: Leo Strauss and the Crisis of Rationalism. Another Reason, Another Enlightenment, transl. R. Howse, Suny Press, 2014). Forthcoming: Les Lumières à l’âge du vivant (The Enlightenment at the Age of the Living), Seuil, January 2021.
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