The time of the story

  • The Workshops of thought
The 2022 archive

With la revue Esprit

By telling so many stories, do we risk losing our sense of reality?

Église des Célestins © Christophe Raynaud de Lage


From political communication to marketing campaigns, nothing escapes the use of narrative. But as the boundaries between fact and fiction, and the distinction between truth and falsity, blur, what remains of the ethical dimension of this narrative function? Is telling stories still a way of recognizing personal and collective identities, or just a way of escaping reality?


With Michaël Fœssel philosopher and author of "Quartier rouge. Le plaisir et la gauche", Antoine Garapon former magistrate and author of "Le Numérique contre le politique" and Olivier Py, director of the Avignon Festival

Moderated by Emmanuelle Saulnier-Cassia theater critic for la revue Esprit

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