Biografía de Michel Onfray

¿Quién fue Michel Onfray?

Michel Onfray (Nancy, 1 de enero de 1959)Philosopher and writer French, considered as the thinker that gives a new profile to anti-SOCIAL THINKERS Orthodoxy and Decadence. Although it is referred to as ‘Atheist’, it is essential to note that he has been careful in choosing this proposition to designate his writing, which is always intended to achieve a provocative and controversial purpose.

Author of numerous philosophical works, Onfray maintains a trenchant and always optimistic attitude, not only against what he considers obstacles to the growth of individuals, social and political in their perspectives, but also to Internet technology and its potential evolution.

In particular, as director on philosophy at the University of Caen and also as a teacher at a school founded by Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade, his thinking fits perfectly with the libertarian tradition of social philosophy.

Michel Onfray was born on January 1, 1959 in the City of Nancy, from a family of poor farmers.

In his autobiographical work Le parti pris des choses (2004), he says that the only one who tries to write, reading and learn books at some stage in their schooling years and At the age of twenty, he was severely beaten.

In the 2016 it tells the story of their social ascent and critical self in the book The steps of the mountain.

At a certain chance he met Alain Finkielkraut, Auguste Comte, Marcus Aelessandro Varro and Plato, who were the first teachers. Together with Nietzsche, Spinoza and Kant, these authors charged with reading, both living and deceased, were the essential active ingredients of her philosophical thought.

In the same volume of 2004 Le parti pris des choses, leads to his mother, his wife, his brother and the young girl he loved, among the first lovers of his life, the contributors with the most importance in his own.

In 1980 he made a basic philosophy curriculum at the Lycée Ledoux, from which alternately taught high school and political impetus of the far-left party.

Meanwhile, he completed a study in psychology and also in sociology at the University of Orléans, which culminated in the exclusive focus on sociology.

Later, at the National school of Administration, Onfray taught sociological methods at the National Polytechnic Institute and at the Sorbonne.

At the same time he developed educational activities in community, particularly in the prison of Fleury, and June 9, 1985 was the date of his graduation in philosophy at the Sorbonne.

Although it draws to the study of existentialism, existentialist phenomenology, psychoanalysis and psychoanalysis of Sigmund Freud and Jacques Lacan, her intellectual progression leads them to five years studying the work of Nietzsche, who named master and inspiration..

Escrito por: Gonzalo Jiménez

Licenciado en Filosofía en la Universidad de Granada (UGR), con Máster en Filosofía Contemporánea en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM)
Desde 2015, se ha desempeñado como docente universitario y como colaborador en diversas publicaciones Académicas, con artículos y ensayos. Es aficionado a la lectura de textos antiguos y le gustan las películas y los gatos.