Mehdi Belhaj Kacem and Bernard Stiegler talk about what links them to philosophy.
Bernard Stiegler (1952–2020) was a philosopher
and media theorist
. After graduating with a Ph.D. at EHESS, he was programme director at the Collège International de Philosophie and chair of IRCAM in Paris. Since 2006 he was director of the Department of Cultural Development at the Centre Georges-Pompidou. Earlier on in his life he had been prosecuted for his involvement in an armed robbery and it was during his prison sentence (1978-1983) that he became fascinated with philosophy, according to his autobiographical account Passer à l'acte
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem (born 1973 in Paris) is a French-Tunisian philosopher and writer. He is the author of a dozen books, including, in English, Transgression and the Inexistent: A Philosophical Vocabulary
Mehdi Belhaj Kacem runs the Anarchies
series, published by Diaphanes
, founded with Jean-Luc Nancy