Elie BERNARD-WEIL is professor of Medicine at the College Hospital Pitié-Salpêtrièrei and the member of the AFSCET. He led interdisciplinary debates on the theme Praxis and Cognition at the colloquium of Cerisy in 1988 and works on the systematism, the dynamics of the chaos and the ago-antagonist systems an excellent overview of which he gives us for this first number of PLASTIR. He in particular published » Paradoxical Strategies in biomedicine and human sciences » at the Harmattan editions (2002).
Lili DE VOOGHT is a psychiatrist phenomenologist, psychoanalyst and University senior registrar in the university hospital of Leuven in Belgium. She is a member of the French School of Daseinanalyse and the hermeneutic circle and contributed to numerous seminaries or works on the psychoanalysis, the existential phenomenology or the psychotherapeutic approach. She delivers us here, as a rare fact, a whole piece of art-therapy through the work of Bruegel and an in-depth view of the universe felted by the artistic creation.
Pierre KARLI is an emeritus professor at the Faculty of Medicine and the honorary president of the Université Louis Pasteur of Strasbourg (France). He is also a member of the Academy of Science. He published in particular at Odile’s Jacob’s Ed. » The aggressive Man « , on 1987, » The Brain and the Freedom, on 1995 and » The Roots of the violence « , on 2002. Big humanist, he honors us with delivering us scoop of this beautiful text on » the tripartition of the human being » and the border between biology and psychology stemming from a conference given in 2005 to the doctoral school » Humanities » of the university M. Bloch of Strasbourg.
Dominique LAPLANE is a neurologist, a professor emeritus at the University Paris VI and the former department head at the hospital of Pitié-Salpêtrière. Within the framework of his hospital practice, he will be brought to wonder about the intellectual functions then will spread more recently his reflections to the philosophic implications of the neurology. He so approaches the nature of the mind in particular concerning the relation between thought and language. He will so publish » Thought of besides words « , The spoilsports Ed. on 2000 and » To Think, that is? Neurophilosophic survey(investigation) « , Armand Colin Ed., on 2005 this article of which represents interesting excerpts. Biography of the author.