Flaunt Your Frenchness Tip #50

Rendez-Vous #50: Can You Find Out Which Francophone Philosopher Said What?

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Here are 4 quotes from 4 Francophone philosophers around the world. 
You may have heard these quotes before, now have fun trying to find who is behind them! Not so easy? Click the links for the answers (and more).

“A thousand things advance; nine hundred and ninety nine retreat; this is progress.”  By?

“Fatality prevails when one believes in it.” By?

“The discovering my own identity doesn’t mean that I work it out in isolation, but that I negotiate it through dialogue, partly overt, partly internal, with others.” By?

“When an old man dies, a library burns to the ground.” By?

 

Philosophers to find:
Simone de Beauvoir (France) ● Amadou Hampâté Bâ (Mali) ● Henri-Frédéric Amiel (Switzerland) ● Charles Taylor (Canada, Quebec)


Newsletter #50: Can You Find Out Which Francophone Philosopher Said What?

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