Sandra Laugier

Professor of Philosophy

University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Sandra Laugier is Professor of Philosophy at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, Paris, France, and Senior member of Institut Universitaire de France. She has been the Deputy Director of the Institut des Sciences Humaines et Sociales, CNRS since 2010. Laugier is the translator of Stanley Cavell’s work in French and is specialized in Ordinary Language Philosophy, Ethics, American Philosophy (Cavell, Emerson, Thoreau) and gender studies (Ethics of care). She is the author of many books in French, English, Italian, German, including: Tous vulnérables, le care, les animaux et l’environnement (Payot, 2012), Face aux désastres, le care, la folie et les grandes détresses collectives; co-authored with Anne Lovell, Stefania Pandolfo, Veena Das (Ithaque, 2013), Why We Need Ordinary Language Philosophy (U. of Chicago Press, 2013), Recommencer la philosophie, Cavell et la philosophie américaine (Vrin, 2014), and Le Principe démocratie, with A. Ogien, (La Découverte, 2014).