teaches philosophy at the Lycée Lakanal de Sceaux. He is author of Hobbes et le désir des fous. Rationalité, prévision et politique, Paris, PUF, 2007.
Re-reading Carl Schmitt's "Theory of the partisan"
Recent historiography emphasizing the egalitarian-democratic character of eighteenth-century piracy undermines Carl Schmitt's quasi-legal distinction between partisan and pirate and reinstates the pirate as political actor within the emergent maritime state order. [more]