Marcel Gauchet


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Poilley, Manche, France
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Marcel Gauchet (born 1946, Poilley, Manche, France) is a French historian, philosopher and sociologist. He is emerit professor of the Centre de recherches politiques Raymond Aron at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and head of the periodical Le Débat.

Gauchet is one of France's most prominent contemporary intellectuals. He has written widely on such issues as the political consequences of modern individualism, the relation between religion and democracy, and the dilemmas of globalisation.

To date, only two of Gauchet's books have been translated into English, most notably The Disenchantment of the World: A Political History of Religion.

Average rating: 3.66 · 201 ratings · 23 reviews · 48 distinct works
The Disenchantment of the W...

3.60 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 1985 — 11 editions
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الدين في الديمقراطية: مسار ...

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La démocratie contre elle-même

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Comprendre le malheur français

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Madness and Democracy: The ...

3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1999 — 6 editions
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La révolution moderne (L'av...

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Transmettre, apprendre

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La condition politique

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Robespierre : l'homme qui n...

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Il figlio del desiderio. Un...

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