The book argues that a universally widespread virility currently prevents humans from realizing their sexualities, which are originally the feminine and the masculine. This obstacle may be traced back to Renaissance humanism, whose core intention is to take control over the so-called 'nature.
Laurent Bibard is Professor at ESSEC Business School, Paris, where he was Dean for MBA Programs. He is now Head of the ESSEC chair on Complexity. His main researches concern political philosophy and genders. His book entitled La sagesse et le feminin (Wisdom and Femininity) will soon be published in Japan.