Juliette Grange

Juliette Grange, Ph.D. in philosophy, full-time professor in the University of Tours-François Rabelais (modern and contemporary philosophy), specialises in the French philosophical thought in the 19th century. She taught in the Universities of Amiens, Strasbourg-Marc Bloch and Nancy ; she was a senior lecturer at the Paris Institute for Political Studies from 1990 to 1994 (she taught the subject matter of the major issues in the economic and social controversies in third year level). Guest lecturer at Sao Paulo University (Political Sciences Department) in 2012.

She devoted her doctoral dissertation to Auguste Comte, under the supervision of the philosopher Michel Serres. Her dissertation was published by the Presses Universitaires de France in 1996 under the title La Philosophie d'Auguste Comte. Science, politique, religion. She currently edits critical paperback editions of Comte's works (Petite bibliothèque Payot, Tel Gallimard, G.F-Flammarion, Fayard).

Her main Interest centers around the connections between the philosophy of science and political philosophy, as well as the movement of secularization and the advent of humanities, along with the literature of the 19th and 20th centuries (Balzac, Musil). She published an essay on the connections between science and politics seen within the framework of the works of Auguste Comte, Auguste Comte. La politique et la Science, Odile Jacob. Sept. 2000.

Since 2005, she works on the political and philosophical thought of Claude-Henri de Saint-Simon, as the first thinker of the industrial society and both inventor of industrialism and socialism. She reflects on contemporary political philosophy in an essay entitled L'idée de République (Agora Pocket), on ecological & political action in Pour une philosophie de l'écologie, and recently Les Néoconservateurs on new extremism in European and French politics.