Marc Crépon is a philosopher and academic who writes on the subject of languages and communities in French and German philosophy and in contemporary political and moral philosophy. He has translated works by philosophers including Nietzsche, Franz Rosenzweig and Leibniz. Crépon has lectured at American universities, including University of California, Irvine, Rice University, and Northwestern University in Chicago. He is currently Professor of Philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris. His books in English include The Thought of Death and the Memory of War (University of Minnesota Press, 2013), The Vocation of Writing: Literature, Philosophy and the Test of Violence (SUNY, 2018) and Murderous Consent: On the Accommodation of Violent Death (Fordham University Press, 2019).