- Gérard Granel
Life and work
Paris, Granel attended the lycée Louis-le-Grandand the courses of , Jean Hyppoliteand, later, of Louis Althusserand Jean Beaufret. He taught in Bordeaux, Toulouse, and Aix, before being appointed professor of philosophy at the Université de Toulouse-Le-Mirail, a position he held from 1972 until his death.
Granel translated numerous philosophical texts into French, including work by
Martin Heidegger, Edmund Husserl, David Hume, Giambattista Vico, and Ludwig Wittgenstein.
Granel was an important influence on a number of French philosophers, including
Jacques Derrida, Jean-Luc Nancyand Bernard Stiegler.
Literature in French
*"Le Sens du temps et de la perception chez E. Husserl" (Paris: Gallimard, 1968).
*"L’Équivoque ontologique de la pensée kantienne" (Paris: Gallimard, 1970).
*"Traditionis traditio" (Paris: Gallimard, 1972).
*"De l’Université" (Mauvezin: Éditions TER, 1982).
*"Cartesiana" (with Bernard Bouttes) (Mauvezin: T.E.R, 1983).
*"Écrits logiques et politiques" (Paris: Galilée, 1990).
*"Études" (Paris: Galilée, 1995).
Literature in English
*"Who Comes after the Subject?" in Eduardo Cadava, Peter Connor &
Jean-Luc Nancy(eds.), "Who Comes after the Subject?" (New York & London: Routledge, 1991), pp. 148–56.
*"Untameable singularity (some remarks on [ Reiner Schürmann's ] "Broken Hegemonies")," "Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal" 19/2–20/1 (1997), pp. 215–28.
Christopher Fynsk, "But Suppose We Were To Take 'The Rectoral Address' Seriously…On Gérard Granel's "De l'université"," "Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal" 14/2 (1991), pp. 335-362.
*Christopher Fynsk, "A Politics of Thought: Gérard Granel's "De l'université"," in "The Claim of Language: A Case for the Humanities" (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004).
* [http://www.gerardgranel.com Gérard Granel website]
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