Category Archives: Research themes

Privacy and moral philosophy

What’s privacy got to do with moral philosophy? I’m glad you asked. An answer is in my new post on the Centre for Privacy Studies blog.

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Que s’est-il passé en 1989 en Europe de l’Est ?

Comme le temps court ! Tenez, ce banc ! Il a l’air immobile… eh bien, pas du tout, il charge ! Il court à bride abattue ! Il fonce… vers où… vers quoi ?… Quel but ? Quel sens ? Witold Gombrowicz, Opérette. Que s’est-il passé en … Continue reading

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Research Proposal

research-proposal2 Here is the research proposal I have elaborated for a 3 years PhD research. All comments and feedback are more than welcomed to refine the project.

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History of Cosmopolitanism in Western Political Thought

My master’s thesis “Element of an Archaeology of Cosmopolitanism in Western Political Thought: A Return to the French Enlightenment” is now available for download on the Danish website of the Department of Political Science, Centre for European Politics, University of … Continue reading

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On Nussbaum, cosmopolitanism and patriotism (and nationalism)

Martha C. Nussbaum, professor at University of Chicago Law School, published in 1994 an article praising a “cosmopolitan stoic education” over a “national education” that started debates in the English speaking world about cosmopolitanism. The article is a reaction against … Continue reading

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Back in France: diversity and integration

I am back in France and have been staying for a month now. I left about 7-8 years ago and only came back a few days twice a year for season holidays to visit my parents. My contact with French … Continue reading

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Rousseau et le paradoxe d’une pensée cosmopolitique anti-cosmopolite

Dans la pensée de Rousseau, il y a un paradoxe sur lequel on se penche de plus en plus. Une certaine acrimonie face aux cosmopolites, alors que Rousseau exprime une pensée cosmopolitique en reprenant le grand projet de Saint-Pierre d’une … Continue reading

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Cosmopolite, cosmopolitain, cosmopolitisme: définitions et problèmes

Que faut-il comprendre aujourd’hui des mots cosmopolite, cosmopolitisme ? D’abord si l’on reprend ‘histoire de l’apparition de ces mots, il faut bien se rendre à l’évidence que notre conception actuelle est liée au paradigme dominant du nationalisme qui nous pousse … Continue reading

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Setting up a new blog on my research activities

I have decided to set up a new weblog in order to publicise my research activities and personal research themes and projects. I hope to create a network of interest around my activities, make myself known, and get acquainted with … Continue reading

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