Ferry, Luc

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Ferry, Luc Gender: M
born on 3 January 1951 at 09:25 (= 09:25 AM )
Place Colombes, France, 48n55, 2e15
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 12°09' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 09°46 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 21°46'

Luc Ferry
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French philosopher and a notable proponent of secular humanism. He is a former member of the Saint-Simon Foundation think-tank.

As a Professor of political science and political philosophy, Luc Ferry taught at the Institut d'études politiques de Lyon (1982–1988). He was a professor at Paris Diderot University (since 1996) but did not teach there.

From 2002 and until 2004 he served as the Minister of Education on the cabinet led by the conservative Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin. During his tenure, he was the minister in charge of the implementation of the French law on secularity and conspicuous religious symbols in schools.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'Philosophes' pdf file, p. 43.


  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Philosopher/ Humanist
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Philosopher
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Political Science
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Minister of Education)