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André Glucksmann in January 2012
|Full name||André Glucksmann|
19 June 1937|
|Died||10 November 2015
André Glucksmann (French: [ɡlyksman]; 19 June 1937 – 10 November 2015) was a French philosopher, activist and writer. He was a member of the French new philosophers.
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.
Glucksmann died on 10 November 2015 in Paris, France, aged 78.
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Glucksmann in Festival SOS 4.8 in Murcia, 2009
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