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David Zerbib is a lecturer in Philosophy of Art at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Geneva, and associated member of the “Centre d’Histoire des Philosophies modernes” of the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. His research focus is on contemporary philosophy, aesthetics and performance theory. Among his publications in English : “Performance Knots: Crossed Threads of Anglo-American Thought and French Theory” in Inter Views in Performance Philosophy. Crossings and Conversations (A. Street, J. Alliot and M. Pauker Eds., London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). He is also co-editor of Performance Studies in Motion, International perspectives and practices (London: Bloomsbury, 2014). He is now editing a French translation of Helmuth Plessner’s texts (Helmuth Plessner, Anthropologie philosophique de l'acteur. Imitation, expression et existence humaine (Presses de Paris Nanterre, coll. « Idées », forthcoming) and collaborates in the literary supplement of Le Monde, where this tribute to Jean-Luc Nancy has been first published in French on August 27.

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