Guillaume de Vaulx is French and lives in Beirut. He is a researcher at IFPO, the French Institute for the Middle East.
After different degrees in philosophy, he lived in Saudi Arabia then settled in Cairo. He defended his PhD on the subject of the Epistles of the Brethren of Purity at the University of Sorbonne under the supervision of Pr. Marwan Rashed in 2016.
His academic works deal with contemporary philosophy and the history of Arabic philosophy in the Middle Age. He published an introduction to Hannah Arendt, published articles on the blog “Propos d’Égypte” of the online magazine Philomag and wrote articles with Antoun Milad, journalist at the Egyptian newspaper Waṭanī.
In the field of Arabic studies, he published an article on al-Fārābī and another one on the notion of dumbness among the Arab philosophers. He is now writing his thesis establishing a precise authorship for the Rasā’il Iḫwān al-Ṣafāʾ.
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- 2010, La Naqla : Étude du concept de transfert dans l’œuvre d’Al-Fārābi dans Arabic sciences and philosophy, 20, pages 125–176.
- 2015, La bêtise des penseurs arabes dans Les cahiers de l’Islam, 1.