Christophe Litwin is Assistant Professor of Early Modern French Literature and Thought at UC Irvine. He is a former Fellow of the Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts and an alumnus of Ecole Normale Supérieure. His research focuses on early modern French and European moral and political philosophy (Montaigne, Pascal & Rousseau studies, primarily). Litwin holds a Ph.D. in French literature from New York University and Doctorate in Philosophy from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.
He is the author of Justice et Amour de soi. Montaigne et Pascal au démêlé. [Self-Love and Justice: Disentangling Montaigne and Pascal], Garnier Classiques, Paris, 2017 (forthcoming), and the co-editor of Rousseau’s Affaires de Corse [Rousseau’s Government Plan for Corsica], Vrin, Paris, 2017 and Penser l’homme. Treize études sur Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Garnier Classiques, Paris, 2013.