Christiane Frémont is a graduate of the École Normale Supérieure and an agrégée and docteur in philosophy. She holds the position of chargé de recherche at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) in Paris, and is currently at the Centre Georges-Chervrier at the University of Burgundy in Dijon, France. Her work has been focused primarily on Leibniz’s philosophy and includes L’être et la relation (Paris: Vrin, 1981) and Singularités: Individus et relations dans le Système de Leibniz (Paris: Vrin, 2003). She has written numerous articles on the philosophy of life in the seventeenth- and eighteenth-centuries, on the relationship between philosophy and Literature (Voltaire, Diderot, and Victor Hugo), and on various contemporary thinkers such as Gilles Deleuze, Michel Serres, and René Girard. Since 1984, she has been the director of the Corpus des Oeuvres de Philosophie en Langue française, which is directed by Michel Serres. She participated in the publication of the Dictionary of Seventeenth-Century French Philosophers, ed. Luc Foisneau (Bristol: Thoemmes Press, 2008) both as a contributor and as the supervising editor of in charge of religious controversies. With François L’Yvonnet, She edited the Cahier de l’Herne volume on Michel Serres (Paris: l’Herne, 2010), which included several hitherto unpublished texts by Serres.

Deleuze refers to Frémont’s book L’être et la relation (Paris: Vrin, 1981) in the seminar on Leibniz, 26 May 1987, and to her annotated edition of Leibniz’s Discours sur la théologie naturelle des Chinois (Paris:  in the l’Herne, 1987) in the seminar of 3 March 1987.