The On Being Project

Xavier le Pichon
Xavier le Pichon

is Honorary Professor at Collège de France in Paris. He founded La Maison Thomas Philippe that provides retreats for families, including those struggling with mental illness.

Ecce Homo (Behold Humanity)

In his essay, Le Pichon explores some of the observations he’s made in anthropological and historical perspective, and reflects on the radical advance in human self-understanding in what we call the Axial Age. Read the text or download a PDF!

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Ecce Homo (Behold Humanity)