Valérie Gérard

Research Associate

Ecole Normale Supérieure

Valérie Gérard, a graduate from the Ecole normale supérieure (ENS), Paris, is now working as a research associate in the ENS. She holds an agregation and a Ph.D. in philosophy. Her thesis, entitled "Critique of moral autarky," examines the external conditions which determine the relation to the self/one’s relation to oneself. She has taught philosophy in several universities, including Lille, Strasbourg, and Paris. Her recent publications include "The Moral Experience Outside Itself," Theoretical Practice (2011), and  Direction of the Collective Work: Weil, Political Readings (2011).