French Philosophers

Name as many of these French speaking philosphers as you can.
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1596-1650
Rationalism
I think, therefore I am
René Descartes
1905-1980
Existentialism
Nausea
Jean-Paul Sartre
1909-1943
Modern Platonism
Waiting for God
Simone Weil
1951-
Humanism
Briefly minister of education
Luc Ferry
1694-1778
Enlightenment
Candide
Voltaire
1859-1941
Spiritualism
Laughter
Henri Bergson
1901-1981
Psychoanalysis
Return to Freud
Jacques Lacan
1623-1662
Religious Philosophy
The wager
Blaise Pascal
1926-1984
(Post-)Structuralism
Madness and Civilization
Michel Foucault
1689-1755
Political Philosophy
Separation of powers
Montesquieu
1925-1995
(Post-)Structuralism
Difference and Repetition
Gilles Deleuze
1798-1857
Positivism
Progress as religion
Auguste Comte
1930-2004
(Post-)Structuralism
Deconstruction
Jacques Derrida
1713-1784
Enlightenment
Encyclopedia
Denis Diderot
1913-1960
Existentialism
The Stranger
Albert Camus
1952-
Materialism
A Short Treatise on the Great Virtues
André Comte-Sponville
1881-1955
Speculative philosophy
The Phenomenon of Man
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
1931-1994
Political Philosophy
The Society of the Spectacle
Guy Debord
1918-1990
(Post-)Structuralism, Marxism
The New Marx
Louis Althusser
1533-1592
Humanism
The Essays
Michel de Montaigne
1941-
Linguistic philosophy
the semiotic
Julia Kristeva
1805-1859
Political philosophy
Democracy in America
Alexis de Tocqueville
1908-1986
Feminism
The Second Sex
Simone de Beauvoir
1929-2007
(Post-)Structuralism
Simulacra
Jean Baudrillard
1949-
Cultural philosophy
critic of muliticulturalism
Alain Finkielkraut
1897-1962
Surrealism
The Accursed Share
Georges Bataille
1712-1778
Enlightenment
The Social Contract
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1930-2002
Social Philosophy
Distinction
Pierre Bourdieu
1908-2009
Structuralism
Tristes Tropiques
Claude Lévi-Strauss
1847-1922
Marxism
defender of violence
Georges Sorel
1924-1998
Poststructuralism
Postmodernism
Jean-François Lyotard
1906-1995
Phenomenology and Existentialism
the Other
Emmanuel Levinas
1915-1980
Semiotics and Structuralism
Mythologies
Roland Barthes
1937-
Postmarxism
Truth procedures
Alain Badiou
1858-1917
Social philosophy
Social cohesion
Emile Durkheim
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Apr 5, 2017
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