L’Assemblée du monde. Rhétorique et philosophie dans la pensée de René Rapin, Paris, Honoré Champion, 2015.

As the scriptor of the Society of Jesus, Rapin has given his critical work a strong coherence. Under the term the “belles-lettres”, replying at the same time to Descartes and Port-Royal, he gathered all disciplines which cover the episteme, that is to say, eloquence, poetics, history and philosophy. With politeness and steadiness, he tried, in his learned speeches, to restore a narrow relation and a harmonious balance between rhetoric and philosophy so as to adapt his model to the “honnête homme”. This is a deeply human and Christian c…

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