Joris-Karl Huysmans
Charles-Marie-Georges Huysmans ([ʃaʁl maʁi ʒɔʁʒ ɥismɑ̃s]; February 5, 1848 – May 12, 1907) was a French novelist who published his works as Joris-Karl Huysmans ([ʒoʁis kaʁl]). He is most famous for th...
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Maurice Blondel
Maurice Blondel ([blɔ̃dɛl]; 2 November 1861 – 4 June 1949) was a French philosopher, whose most influential works, notably L'Action, aimed at establishing the correct relationship between autonomous p...
Jacques Maritain
Jacques Maritain (18 November 1882 – 28 April 1973) was a French Catholic philosopher. Raised as a Protestant, he became an agnostic before converting to Catholicism in 1906. An author of more th...
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Gabriel Marcel
Gabriel Honoré Marcel (7 December 1889 – 8 October 1973) was a French philosopher, playwright, music critic and leading Christian existentialist. The author of over a dozen books and at least thirty ...
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Xavier Barbier de Montault
Xavier Barbier de Montault (6 February 1830 – 29 March 1901) was a French writer on Catholic Church history, liturgy and antiquities.
He was born at Loudun, of a noble family. When only ei...
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Jean-Marie de Lamennais
The Very Rev. Canon Jean-Marie-Robert de Lamennais (or de la Mennais) (1780-1860) was a Breton Catholic priest, and brother of the noted philosopher Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais, whom he influe...
Yves Simon
Yves René Marie Simon (March 14, 1903 – 1961) was a French Catholic political philosopher.
Simon studied under Jacques Maritain at the Institut Catholique de Paris. He taught at the Institut Cath...
René Girard
René Noël Théophile Girard (/ʒiˈrɑrd/; [ʒiʁaʁ]; born December 25, 1923) is a French-born American historian, literary critic, and philosopher of social science whose work belongs to the tradition of a...
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Maurice Clavel
Maurice Clavel ([klavɛl]) was a French writer, journalist and philosopher. He was born on 10 November 1920 in Frontignan, Hérault, and died on 23 April 1979 in Asquins, Yonne.
Maurice Clavel was b...
Double bind
A double bind is an emotionally distressing dilemma in communication in which an individual (or group) receives two or more conflicting messages, and one message negates the other. This creates a situ...
Jean Guitton
Jean Guitton (August 18, 1901 – March 21, 1999) was a French Catholic philosopher and theologian.
Born in Saint-Étienne, Loire, he studied at the Lycée du Parc in Lyon and was accepted at the Écol...
Essays (Montaigne)
The Essays (French: Essais) of Michel de Montaigne are contained in three books and 107 chapters of varying length. Montaigne's stated design in writing, publishing and revising the Essays over th...
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Michel de Montaigne
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (/mɒnˈteɪn/; [miʃɛl ekɛm də mɔ̃tɛɲ]; 28 February 1533 – 13 September 1592) was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizin...
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Philippe Sollers
Philippe Sollers ([sɔlɛʁs]; born Philippe Joyaux 28 November 1936, Bordeaux, France) is a French writer and critic. In 1960 he founded the avant garde journal Tel Quel (along with the writer and art c...
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