New Article by Frédéric Vandenberghe about Alain Caillé’s Anti-Utilitarian Sociology

New Article by Frédéric Vandenberghe about Alain Caillé’s Anti-Utilitarian Sociology Frédéric Vandenberghe’s new article “Sociology as political philosophy: Alain Caillé’s […]

Out Now: German Translation of Alain Caillé’s “Extensions du domaine du don”

New Publication Alain Caillé: “Das Paradigma der Gabe” The German translation of Alain Caillé’s 2019 book “Extensions du domaine du […]

Convivialism: The Long Release from the 19th and 20th Centuries

by Noemi Gal-Or, July 2022. How can the convivialist ethos, of a political philosophy of living together in conviviality, and defying hubris, materialise in practice? A comparative approach places convivialism within the larger stream of similar contemporary discourses (transhumanism and posthumanism) in order to contrast its particular contribution to praxis. The convivialist uniqueness lies in its holistic and inclusive approach to communication: the pluriversalist language. The paper describes three examples of pluriversalist beginnings. It stresses that the pluriversalist process of communication must be spread widely, not left to representative and activist bodies alone but engulf everyone everywhere in all matters of life.

Let Thousands of Global (and Local) Citizen Parliaments Flourish

by Alain Caillé.
The very survival of humanity is now threatened. Global warming is getting out of control. The risks of accidents or nuclear attacks are multiplying. Humanist and democratic values are being shattered. The war between states, cultures, peoples, religions, etc. is intensifying year after year. All over the world, young people feel that their future will be dark.

Citizens’ Assemblies: A Radical Idea from Ancient Athens | Restoring Public Trust (Discussion with Craig Calhoun, Larry Diamond, Christine Landfried, and James S. Fishkin)

The idea of citizens’ assemblies has recently experienced an enormous upswing on both sides of the Atlantic. As in ancient […]