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 […]

Historian Jacques Le Brun joins his mystics

Jacques Le Brun, who died on Monday April 6 of Covid-19, was one of these discreet scholars but whose work, devoted to spiritual and mystical literature of the XVIIe century, imposed a deep mark on a whole field of knowledge. Born in Paris in 1931, he had followed a classic course (preparatory classes for Henri […]

Containment: the walls in the soul – Liberation

A 17-year-old adolescent who expresses his fear of death for himself and his loved ones. A young woman whose employer abruptly terminated the trial period upon the announcement of confinement and who “Anxiety for the future”. Others who fear a collapse of the social and economic model or who feed existential questions (“Couldn’t we have […]

At the Berlinale, pearls of plenty

Now that the prize list has fallen, the time has come for a final review of this successful 70e Berlinale, to evoke a few films that have been able to float in the memory of the festival critic exhausted by an overflow of images, German coffee and stuffy pretzels. Mental space Siberia of Abel Ferrara. […]

“My Days of Glory”, Vincent Lacoste takes center stage

Having drawn a familiar and engaging figure from film to film, Vincent Lacoste has become one of those actors capable of inspiring an entire film. With his character of sympathetic goofy but charming, depressive but funny glandeur, My glory days seems perfectly tailored for him. He plays an ex-child star who tries to relaunch his […]