André Comte-Sponville

André Comte-Sponville (2014).

André Comte-Sponville (born 12 March 1952) is a French philosopher born in Paris, France. He studied in the École Normale Supérieure,with a PhD form Panthéon-Sorbonne University, and is aggregated in philosophy.[1] He is a proponent of atheism and materialism, but in a particular form, because of his spiritualistic aim.[2]

The most important aspect of his work is an overcoming of traditional materialistic atheism in a perspective of post-materialism, because he demonstrates a spiritualization of atheism. This is especially present in his essay L'esprit de l'athéisme, published in 2006.


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