Andre Gorz was born in Austria in 1924. in 1948 he moved to Paris and went on to become an editor of Le Temps Modernes. He was one of the founders of Le Nouvel Observateur and wrote for it under the pseudonym of Michel Bosquet for some twenty years. He has recently retires and now lives in Burgundy. Andre Gorz's most recent books to appear in English include Ecology as Politics, Farewell to the Working Class and Paths to Paradise. His latest book, Critiques of Economic Reason, is also published by Verso.