Bernard hits the botul

By Simon Rocker, February 11, 2010

Much snickering in Paris at the expense of Bernard-Henri Lévy. Taking a potshot at an Immanuel Kant in his latest book, the pin-up philosopher quoted from a book called The Sex Life of Immanuel Kant by one Jean-Baptiste Botul.

The only trouble is Botul doesn’t exist: he was a spoof figure invented by a journalist, Frédéric Pages.

Last updated: 10:08am, February 11 2010