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Alexandre Jollien

Born with cerebral palsy, Alexandre Jollien grew up in a home for the severely disabled, where, as he laconically notes, "rolling cigars" was his "professional horizon." But then, completely by chance, he discovered philosophy, and his life was changed forever. Against all odds, he succeeded in completing secondary education and enrolled at the Universite de Fribourg. While studying abroad at Trinity College, Dublin, he met his future wife, with whom he has three children. He published his...See more