Richard Mervyn Hare, ethics at heart

Said law or guillotine de Hume does not cut heads: only undue conclusions or inferences. Those who move from “what is” to “what must be”, from what describes a fact (Paul is a doctor) in what is an imperative or a prescription (Anna must close the window). This “cut” is not so simple. May Paul […]

“The Child Executioners”, a bad seed of hate

The purpose of this book is “An excruciating story in which little boys between the ages of two (!) And twelve kill, torture, assault or eviscerate corpses, burn them or throw them into the river”. Thus in Toulon, in 1562, a Huguenot was dragged, still alive, then stoned and burned by the children of the […]

Containment: what if home sports made us better?

Seghir Lazri works on the theme of social vulnerability of athletes. In this column, he takes a few pictures of sport through the social sciences. How the social explains sport, and vice versa. The measures taken following the appearance of the Covid-19 in Europe have paralyzed all high-level sport activity and containment has prohibited mass […]

Pope Diouf, the king’s agent – Liberation

As we learn of the disappearance of Pape Diouf Tuesday March 31, 2020, we republish the portrait that painted Release on the last page, in 2002. In football as elsewhere, money has no smell, but the agent sometimes has honor. This is Pope Diouf’s message. Pope is a players’ agent, a profession assimilated, at best, […]