Photo: Robert Goddyn
France, 1948
philosopher, writer and critic of Western culture

Pascal Bruckner

Pascal Bruckner is a philosopher and writer. He taught at universities in the US and in France, wrote for Le Nouvel Observateur and Le Monde and works as editor at Grasset. Bruckner is known for his works in which he criticizes the Western attitude to the rest of the world and its own past, such as Le Sanglot de l’homme blanc (1983).

Speaker at


Part I. Mass Democracy on Trial

What Is a Good Society?

13 November 2005 09.45 - 21.30 Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam


Arts and Education

Living European Values

23 October 2004 09.00 - 17.00 Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlijn