Frédéric Gros

Professor of Philosophy

University of Paris-XII

Frédéric Gros is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris-XII and the Institute of Political Studies (Sciences-Po) of Paris. He is editor of the last lectures Foucault gave at the Collège de France, and has worked extensively on the history of psychiatry (Création et folie, PUF, 1998), the philosophy of punishment (Et ce sera justice, Odile Jacob, 2001), western thinking on war (États de violence. Essai sur la fin de la guerre, Gallimard, 2006) and the history of the notion of security (Le principe sécurité, Gallimard, 2012). His book A Philosophy of Walking has recently been translated into Spanish (Andar. Una filosofia, Taurus, 2014).