Thursday , May 19 2022
Home / Madeleine Rouot

Madeleine Rouot



Articles by Madeleine Rouot

Interview: Lucien Jaume on Laïcité and the French Presidential Election

April 8, 2022

Share the post "Interview: Lucien Jaume on Laïcité and the French Presidential Election"

Lucien Jaume is a philosopher, political scientist and professor at Sciences Po who has contributed to the rediscovery of the French liberal tradition. The author of numerous books on the French political culture, the history of philosophy, Hobbes, Jacobinism, he has also published a major intellectual biography of Tocqueville translated into English – Tocqueville, The Aristocratic Sources of Liberty (Princeton University Press, 2013).
In this interview for Tocqueville21, editor Madeleine Rouot asked him to talk about his new book L’Eternel Défi: L’Etat et les religions en France des origines à nos jours (Tallandier, 2022), and to reflect on three main themes: the history of the

Read More »

Souverainisme et laïcité – Revue de Presse : 27 mars 2022

March 27, 2022

Share the post “Souverainisme et laïcité – Revue de Presse : 27 mars 2022” Souverainisme Depuis le déclenchement de la guerre en Ukraine, une question revient en boucle dans l’actualité : celle de l’unité européenne et de son indépendance énergétique, sécuritaire et agroalimentaire. Si la crise Ukrainienne aura en effet permis de remettre au cœur …

Read More »

John Stuart Mill, intellectual authority, and the régime of public opinion

August 23, 2021

Share the post "John Stuart Mill, intellectual authority, and the régime of public opinion"

Much has been written about President Emmanuel Macron’s introduction of the passe sanitaire in restaurants, shopping centres and cultural venues in France. This controversial move has put the spotlight on the ever-growing distrust between France’s intellectual elites and its people.

More generally, the pandemic and the various restrictions have given rise to a proliferation of misinformation, false rumours, and online conspiracy. Pseudo-experts have invaded the sphere of public deliberation, and the distinction between professional and amateur analyses is becoming more and more blurred. As France grappled with a second Covid-19 wave, the release of the documentary Hold-Up,

Read More »