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French philosopher and sociologist

Edgar Morin is ...

Born 8 Jul 1921 in Paris
Age99 years
Edgar Morin
Edgar Morin
Edgar Morin speaking at the Forum Libération 2008

About Edgar Morin

Edgar Morin (; French: [mɔʁɛ̃]; born Edgar Nahoum on 8 July 1921) is a French philosopher and sociologist who has been internationally recognized for his work on complexity and "complex thought" (pensée complexe), and for his scholarly contributions to such diverse fields as media studies, politics, sociology, visual anthropology, ecology, education, and systems biology. He holds degrees in history, economics, and law. Though less well known in the anglophone world due to the limited availability of English translations of his over 60 books, Morin is renowned in the French-speaking world, Europe, and Latin America.

He is also known as Edgar Nahoum.


Edgar Morin has worked on the following films: