About the Author
Luc Ferry a philosopher and the internationally bestselling author of A Brief History of Thought. From 2002-2004 he served as French Minister of National Education. He has won numerous awards, including the Prix Médicis, Prix Jean-Jacques-Rousseau, and Prix Aujourdhui, in addition to being an officer of the French Legion of Honor and a knight of the Order of Arts and Letters. He lives in Paris.