Roland Breeur (1966) is a philosopher, professor, author. R. Breeur wrote his PhD on Marcel Proust, studied Henri Bergson, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Jean-Paul Sartre. Later on, he shifted his investigative focus to the origins of French Modernity from Descartes to Malenbranche.
Currently R. Breeur is teaching modern and contemporary French philosophy at KU Leuven, Belgium. His research topics are (self-)consciousness, memory, imagination, free will. He also researches Spinoza’s Ethics and tries to make more explicit and take seriously what Gilles Deleuze meant in classifying Spinoza as anti Cartesian. Recently, Roland Breeur hosted a project called fakeMatters, where he explores the question of imposters, post-truth epoch, the relationship between truth and lies.