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French to English Philosophy Translation Glossary

French term English translation
la fortune sera immense which was to assume such a major role / was to become so important
s’impose à la lettre is called for, literally speaking
Entered by: John Holland
sous le haut patronage paying homage to
advenue instantiation / the advent of
ainsi que nous y incitent as we are led to believe
apport input or contribution
Entered by: Yvonne Gallagher
à dominante bourgeoise ou encore élitaire mostly (for the most part) the middle class or the elite
à la permanence sous les changements apparents A return to) a state of permanence couched under appearances of change
éclaire en retour casts a reflective light on
économies de consommation consumer capitalism
épistémie episteme
Entered by: John Di Rico
éthique de la conviction ethic of conviction
À l’articulation de la souveraineté The articulation of sovereignity
“l’art porte à son terme ce que la nature n’a pas le pouvoir[...]" "human skill either completes what nature is incapable of completing or imitates nature"
Entered by: John Holland
besoins du propos requirements of their respective arguments
Entered by: John Holland
café-philo philosophy club
Ce serait donc le premier sens à donner à ce retournement This then is the first meaning that can be ascribed to the reversal of XXX's aphorism
chantiers de la pensée vivante evolving avenues of contemporary philosophy
chosiste chosist
Entered by: Gleyse
citation muette tacit reference
climat d'asthme (see whole quote) asthmatic climate
Entered by: Melissa McMahon
comité scientifique Advisory Panel
Entered by: John Holland
comme bon vous semble as you see fit
Comme le dit je crois la langue anglaise as they put it in English, the 'step too far' may be a 'step further'
contre-coup in its wake
dans lesquelles elle se résout into which it resolves itself / its natural resolution
Entered by: Helen Shiner
déclinaison chronologique time-dependent nature
De ce qu’on appelle pudiquement « la vie sociale » This pacification of what is modestly called life in a society
de ce tout merveilleux wonders
de l'ordre de akin to that of
des périodes de l’ordre periods of around ten years or more
Directeur spirituel Spiritual leader
dispersion self-fragmentation
Entered by: Helen Shiner
doit être cru de foi au lieu d’être su de savoir taken on faith rather than knowledge
Entered by: Conor McAuley
dolorism asceticism
donnée sensible sensory information
espèces species
essence essence
est appelée par see my suggestion for the whole sentence
Entered by: philgoddard
esthétisé (a)estheticized
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