Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques
The Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques (French pronunciation: [akademi de sjɑ̃s mɔʁal e pɔlitik], Academy of Moral and Political Sciences) is a French learned society. It is one of the five academies of the Institut de France.
The members of the Académie are elected by peers. It is made of 50 members in 6 different sections depending on their specialisations:
The Académie was founded in 1795, suppressed in 1803, and reestablished in 1832 through the appeal of Guizot to King Louis Philippe. It is divided into five sections and has for its chief purpose the discussion of mental philosophy, law and jurisprudence, political economy and statistics, general and philosophical history, and politics, administration, and finance. It distributes the Baujour, Faucher, Halphen, Bordin, and other prizes, publishes Mémoires, and holds its annual meeting each December.
Role and missionsEdit
Being under the protection of the president of the republic, the Academy,considered as a moral person with particular status, creates meetings periodically oriented towards fundamental or unanswered topics. In the lasts years, some of the themes were:
List of current membersEdit
List of foreign associate membersEdit
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