Who is Michel Onfray?

Michel Onfray

Philosopher, writer

Michel Onfray was born in Argentan, Orne, on January 1st, 1959. He has published almost eighty books, translated in around thirty languages. After having taught philosophy in the Education nationale for twenty years, he resigned in 2002 to create a Popular University in Caen (Calvados) where he is voluntarily teaching a Counter-history of philosophy, and a Popular University of Taste in Argentan in 2006, which moved to Chambois, his childhood village, in 2014, then to Fel in 2015. His latest book Cosmos, which he regards as his first, has just been published by Flammarion and constitutes the first part of a trilogy whose two other parts will be Décadence and Sagesse.