Vincent Cespedes (born 14 September 1973 in Aubervilliers, Seine-Saint-Denis) is a French philosopher and writer.
He is the author of essays on various subjects, and he published a novel on Cheikh Anta Diop and Panafricanism philosophy, set in the context of relations between Africa and the West. Since 2008 he has directed a collection which he created at Larousse editions: “Philosopher” (“Philosophize”). He is also a painter, a pianist and a composer.
- Two covers of his books represent his paintings, I Love You (Flammarion, 2003) and The Cherry on the Concrete (Flammarion 2002).
- French critical review of Let's mix. Investigating Human Alchemy
- French critical review of May 68: Philosophy is in the Streets!
- Article about Men Explained to Women in SheIsFrench.com
- An extract in english from L'Ambition ou l'épopée de soi
- (French) Official website.
- (English) French Philosopher Urges Youth To Create 'A New Form Of Resistance' (Huffington Post, 18 November 2015)
- (French) Televised debate on young people and contestation, 20 October 2010.
- (English) Let's mix. Investigating Human Alchemy (presentation)
- (French) Televised Debate, « Tomorrow, Everyone Metis ? », 13 November 2008.
- (French) Televised lesson on the Mix Philosophy of Vincent Cespedes, October 2008
- (French) Televised debate on Mai-68, 5 May 2008.
- (French) Televised debate on Education, 9 September 2008.
- (French) Televised debate on Pornography, 30 April 2007.
- (French) « Mai 68, mon amour (May 68, My Love) » – Le Contre-journal de Libération (The Counter-Journal of Libération newspaper), November 2007 (16 minute interview).