La question de "L'individu" est au programme de l'agrégation de philosophie 2009
Far from the usual portrayal of the individual as an identification originating from the self, the social sciences strive to evidence a relatively continuous process of individualization, starting from the individual's first molding by various institutions (church, state, school, etc). Both a historical and multidisciplinary thesis on individualization, this work analyzes the devices intended to create the individual in multiple ways. The author distinguishes generic individualism from a differentiated individualization and defends the idea of continuous history of individualization in the western world influenced my Christianity and the market economy.
Christian Le Bart is a Professor of Political Science at Institut d'études politiques de Rennes.