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Published on December 21, 2021 Updated on December 21, 2021

CPJP - Centre for Legal and Political Philosophy

The Centre for Legal and Political Philosophy (CPJP) is one of the major players in the philosophy of law in France. Since its inception in 1998, the CPJP has worked on the area between law and politics, from a perspective that is both comparative and conceptual.
CY Cergy Paris Université
Research center type
Research Unit


  • Carlos Herrera(Director)
  • Audrey Claude(Managerial secretary)
    • 12 Research Lecturers:
    1. Professor, Ms ARGYRIADIS Caroula
    2. Professor Mr BAUMERT Renaud
    3. Professor, Mr HERRERA Carlos M.
    4. Professor, Mr PRELOT Pierre-Henri
    5. Professor, Ms ROYNIER Céline[LU1]
    6. HDR Lecturer, Mr SILHOL Bruno
    7. Lecturer, Ms DANNENBERG Gesa
    8. Lecturer, Ms MENES-REDORAT Valérie
    9. Lecturer, Ms PALIERAKI Eugenia
    10. Lecturer, Mr QUESNEL Martin
    11. Lecturer, Mr RAYNAL Pierre-Marie
    12. Lecturer, Ms MOTSCH Pauline


Research topics

  • Legal and political philosophy
  • History of legal and political thought
  • Legal theory
  • Constitutional law
  • Comparative law

Field of applications

Legal and political philosophy, History of legal and political thought, Legal theory, Constitutional law, Comparative law


International relations

  • Universidade de São Paulo
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires
  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Hankuk University for Foreign Studies, Seoul
  • University of Athens
  • University of Tel Aviv
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel

University collaborations

  • Publications, co-directed theses
  • Publications, co-supervised theses
  • Symposiums, publications, thesis committee
  • Theses, publications, symposiums
  • ERC Synergy
  • ERC Synergy
  • Research project (Eutopia)

Contact information

Address :
CY CERGY PARIS UNIVERSITE Site des chênes 1 33 boulevard du port 95011 Cergy-Pontoise Cedex
95011 Cergy-Pontoise
Phone :
(+33)1 34 25 23 29
Email :
Carlos.Herrera@cyu.fr / audrey.claude@cyu.fr
On the Internet :