French philosophy

French Philosophers, French Philosophy, a Guide to Websites

Subject categories on this page
  1. Existentialism
  2. French Philosophers

Existentialism *

Existentialism: a primer. Existentialism. Wikipedia entry.

Existentialism is a Humanism, a lecture given by Jean-Paul Sartre.

Stirrings Still
The International Journal of Existential Literature

Existential Analysis
The Society for Existential Analysis

Wikipedia entry on Existentialism. Centre de resources culturelles.

Modern French Philosophy: A Study of the Development Since Comte, by John Alexander Gunn.

French Philosophers *

French philosophers, a list from Wikipedia.

Badiou, Alain

Alain Badiou. Essays, articles, videos and aiudio at Lacanian ink

Alain Badiou. Being and Event

Baudrillard, Jean

Jean Baudrillard

The Baudrillard Dictionary

Jean Baudrillard
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Bergson, Henri

Works by Henri Bergson
Project Gutenberg

L’Evolution créatrice
In the original French, 1907)

Henri Bergson. Wikipedia entry.

Blanchot, Maurice

Maurice Blanchot

Site Maurice Blanchot et ses contemporains.

Maurice Blanchot. Full Online Books. Google Books

Espace Maurice Blanchot

Debord, Guy

Guy Ernest Debord

Derrida, Jacques

Jacques Derrida, Wikipedia entry.

Guide to the Jacques Derrida Papers
Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California.

Guide to the Saffa Fathy Video Recordings of Jacques Derrida Lectures.
Special Collections and Archives, The UC . Online texts and excerpts

Excerpt from Of Grammatology

Excerpt from “Plato’s Pharmacy”

Excerpt from “Psyche”

Texts in French

La Différance Signature, Événement, Context



Descartes, René

Descartes, René. Rene Descartes. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Discourse on the Method
Project Gutenberg

Selections from the Principles of Philosophy
Project Gutenberg

Detailed biography of Descartes.

Lacan, Jacques

Lacan, Jacques. Jacques Lacan. Lacan dot com

Jacques Lacan. Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
San Francisco Society for Lacanian Studies Levinas, Emanuel

Levinas, Emanuel

Levinas, Emanuel. About Emanuel Levinas
An introduction by Lois Shawver, followed by an essay by Anthony F. Beavers.

About Emmanuel Levinas
A short biography by Lois Shawver.

Emmanuel Levinas
A life story supplemented with abundant links, emphasizing the role of this thinker within the existentialist movement.

Emmanuel Levinas Web Page
A resource page maintained by Peter Atterton. Lyotard, Jean-Francois

Lyotard, Jean-François

Lyotard, Jean-François. Jean-Francois Lyotard

The Postmodern Condition
First 5 chapters of Lyotard’s influential work.

Jean Francois Lyotard
Resource page, including a translation of The Story of Ruth, some essays on Lyotard, and links.

Lyotard Auto-Differend Page

Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat

Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat. Lettres persanes.

Montesquieu. Site de la société et de l’équipe Montesquieu.

Nancy, Jean-Luc

Nancy, Jean-Luc. Jean-Luc Nancy

Pascal, Blaise

Blaise Pascal and mathematics.

Blaise Pascal. Intro, Biographie, Oeuvres, Liens

Blaise Pascal. Wikipedia entry.

Ricoeur, Paul

Paul Ricoeur: The Academic Homepage
The academic homepage of Paul Ricoeur was initiated by the Institute for Axiological Research, Vienna. It offers different resources as a chronology, primary and secondary texts, biographies, bibliographies, and photography.

Sartre, Jean-Paul

Sartre, John-Paul. Jean-Paul Sartre

John-Paul Sartre. Nobel Prize Archive

Voltaire, Francois Marie Arouet

Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet). Voltaire

Voltaire. An introduction.

The Voltaire Foundation, U.K.