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Andre Comte-Sponville

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Professor of Philosophy at the Sorbonne, Andre Comte-Sponville is the author of a number of books, including the international bestseller A Short Treatise on the Great Virtues, which has been translated into twenty five languages.

In a country that reveres philosophers, Comte-Sponville is latest in a line of French star philosophers that runs from Sartre, through Derrida, Finkielkraut and Berni-Henry Levy. Unlike the last three, his accessibility and refusal to fly in the face of common sense has made him famous across Europe.

Books by Andre Comte-Sponville

The Book of Atheist Spirituality

A brilliant, elegant argument for spirituality without God.

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The Little Book Of Philosophy

André Comte-Sponville's brilliant and thought-provoking follow-up to A Short Treatise on the Great Virtues is an ambitious introduction to the central concepts of philosophy, from morality to death, from liberty to wisdom.

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A Short Treatise On Great Virtues

'A glittering display of virtuous virtuosity ' John Carey, SUNDAY TIMES

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