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Séminaire "Regards Croisés", 15 avril 2010

’Regards croisés’ Seminar Series

Alain Prochiantz, Frédéric Worms
"Le vital et le mortel"/"The Vital and the Mortal"

Jeudi 15 avril 2010
13:30 - 16:00, Grand Salon at The American University of Paris
31, avenue Bosquet, 75007 Paris.


Organizers : Lissa Lincoln (Department of Comparative Literature AUP) David Rabouin (CNRS/CIEPFC) Frédéric Worms (Univ. Lille 3/CIEPFC)

Provocatively and pertinently intersecting philosophical and biological views on "the vital and the mortal”, this seminar in the continuing ’Regards croisés’ series invites Alain Prochiantz (Collège de France) and Frédéric Worms (Univ. Lille 3/ENS-CIEPFC) to grapple with questions of life and death, subsequently, to engage constructively the thematics, each other, and participants in unguarded discussion.

The ’Regards croisés’ seminar series in ’Concepts and Practices in Contemporary French Philosophy’ presents different French and Anglo-saxon perspectives on twentieth and twenty-first century French philosophy around the concepts of ’Local, Vital, Legal’. Papers are presented by specialists in contemporary French philosophy as well as by those who are engaged in examining the impact of French philosophy within other domains and disciplines : literature, law, politics, art, and the sciences.

For more information, please contact David Rabouin : rabouin at or contact Professor Lissa Lincoln at llincoln at


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