Who is Georges Gusdorf?

Who is Georges Gusdorf?

June 25, 2021 Off By Felso

Georges Gusdorf was a French philosopher who lived from April 10, 1912 to October 17, 2000.

Gusdorf, the son of a Jewish father and a Protestant mother, both of German nationality. He was born in 1912 in Caudéran, near Bordeaux.

Gusdorf began his school life at the Lycée Montaigne in Bordeaux and later entered the École Normale Supérieure (ENS) in Paris in 1933. He also studied at the Sorbonne, directed by Léon Brunschvicg in the 1930s. While serving in Loiret in 1940, he was captured by his regiment and was arrested for refusing all wars, and spent long periods in various prison camps.

Prepared by: Sociologist Ömer YILDIRIM
Source: Omer YILDIRIM’s Personal Lecture Notes. Atatürk University Sociology Department 1st Year “Introduction to Philosophy” and 2nd, 3rd, 4th Grade “History of Philosophy” Lecture Notes (Ömer YILDIRIM); Open Education Philosophy Textbook