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Tragical Wisdom. The Good Use of Nietzsche (La Sagesse tragique. Du bon usage de Nietzsche)

ACCESSIBLE PHILOSOPHY An introduction to the Nietzschean philosophy One century after the death of Nietzsche, we haven’t yet considered how his philosophy brought huge revolutions. Indeed, several kinds of “parasites” have hindered us: a sister who distorted his legacy, two wars, and an ideology which brandished his name in order to be useful for causes […]

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The Invention of Pleasure. Cyrenaic Fragments (L’Invention du plaisir. Fragments cyrenaiques)

PHILOSOPHY A Greek thought which considers the realization of pleasure as the main objective for wisdom In the field of ideas, the Greek invented everything. Among their forgotten inventions exists a hedonistic trend (for which the fulfillment of pleasure is the main aim of wisdom) that we call  Cyrenaic because it developed at Cyrene, in […]

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Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry (Encyclopedie de la Franc-Maçonnerie)

ESOTERISM – ENCYCLOPAEDIA An international approach: more than 620 entries and 40 authors This Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry aims to fill a gap: in spite of many books dealing with the Royal Art, no reference work was ever conceived for a general audience with a concern for general knowledge that would, once and for all, ―take […]

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A History of the Ancient Greek World (Histoire du monde grec antique)

HISTORY In one handy book, A History of the Ancient Greek World, which takes into account the latest discoveries, presents  a clear overview of a dazzling civilization, since prehistory to the transformation of the Greek world into Roman provinces. By making alternate a chronological relationship of the events and overall presentations, it also offers a clarification […]

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A History of Slavery. From the Antiquity to Present Day (Une histoire de l’esclavage. De l’antiquite a nos jours)

HISTORY Slavery is the most horrendous of all the institutions and, for that very reason, one of the less well examined. Up to now, no book gave an overview of slavery from its origins to modern times : such is the gap that this book would like to fill. We find there the main stages […]

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A History of Racism (Une histoire du racisme)

HISTORY Racism takes many shapes. All of them have an origin, a date and a place of birth. This book aims to examine their numerous genealogies. Skimming through the Greek-Roman world, Middle Ages and the classic period, it endeavours its forms in the XIXth and XXth centuries, from the Dreyfus affair to the Shoah, from […]

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The Greek Sculpture (La Sculpture grecque)

HISTORY OF ART From the Charioteer of Delphi to the Parthenon friezes, from the Venus de Milo to the Victory of Samothrace… This book offers a journey through the splendors of Ancient Greece. Sculpting is THE Greek art and, as painting and music have almost disappeared, the only one we can follow in its continuing […]

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To Live and Philosophize (Vivre et philosopher)

PHILOSOPHY In 1991, Marcel Conche accepted to answer in writing to thirty questions asked by the philosopher Lucile Laveggi. These questions are about happiness, illusion, appearance, beauty, war and about politics, faith, unbelief, Parménide and other subjects, and according to Marcel Conche, “I have answered in good faith within the limits of my sincere perception […]

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An Analysis of Love and Other Topics (Analyse de l’amour et autres sujets)

PHILOSOPHY This series of texts is mainly what Marcel Conche calls the “necessary return to the Greeks.” In substance, this means thinking the world according only to our resources, those of reason, by setting aside religious ideas (“God,” “the immortal soul,” etc.), even if modern philosophy (with the notable exception of Spinoza) has always been […]

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The Masters of Truth in Archaic Greece (Les Maitres de verite dans la Grece archaique)

PHILOSOPHY The Masters of Truth in Archaic Greece are three kinds of characters that are qualified by their functions, in the social and cultural context of archaic Greece, as keepers of a privilege inseparable from their institutional part. These three characters are: – the bard – the soothsayer – the king of justice Their common […]

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