Oscar Brenifier holds a Bachelor of Biology degree (University of Ottawa) and a PhD in Philosophy (Paris IV – Sorbonne). For many years, in France and throughout the world, he has been working on the concept of “philosophical practice”, both from a theoretical and practical viewpoint. He is one of the main promoters of the project of philosophy in the city, organizing philosophy workshops for children and adults and philosophy cafés, working as a philosophy consultant, etc. He has published around 50 books in this domain, including the Philozenfants series (Editions Nathan), which has been translated into over 25 languages. He founded the Institut de Pratiques Philosophiques (Institute of philosophical practice) to train practical philosophers and organize philosophy workshops in various places: schools, retirement homes, prisons, social centres, organizations, etc. He is one of the authors of the UNESCO report “Philosophy, a school of freedom”.