André Glucksmann in January 2012
|Died||10 November 2015 (aged 78)|
Early life[change | change source]
Career[change | change source]
Later in life, he was known for his views and beliefs of the September 11 attacks. He wrote a book about how god had nothing to do with the 9/11 attacks called Dostoyevsky in Manhattan. Glucksmann supported military action in Afghanistan and Iraq. He was highly critical of Russian foreign policy, supporting a call for Chechen independence.
In August 2008 he co-signed an open letter with Václav Havel, Desmond Tutu, and Wei Jingsheng calling upon the Chinese authorities to respect human rights both during and after the Beijing Olympic Games.
Death[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "French philosopher Andre Glucksmann dies at 78". BBC News.com. Retrieved 11 November 2015.
- "French Jewish philosophers Andre Glucksmann dies at 78". Times of Israel.com. Retrieved 11 November 2015.
- "French philosopher André Glucksmann dies at 78". The Guardian.com. Retrieved 11 November 2015.
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