Season 3 October 20-30th 2011

Jean-Pierre Dupuy

Philosopher  |  France
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A graduate of the École Polytechnique and the École des mines, Jean-Pierre Dupuy, is a professor at Stanford University. For many years he taught social and political philosophy and ethics of science and technology at the École Polytechnique, where he created the Centre de Recherche en Épistémologie Appliquée (Center for research in applied epistemology) and manages the Groupe de Recherche et d’Intervention sur la Science et l’Éthique (Research and intervention group on science and ethics). He was recently elected to the Académie Française des Technologies (French academy of technologies). He has notably published Pour un catastrophisme éclairé (for an enlightened catastrophism) (Seuil, 2002).

Latest book: La Marque du sacré (Carnets Nord, 2009)

Jean-Pierre Dupuy will participate in:
« Art/Truth/Lies: The Perils and Pleasures of Deception », round-table, Friday, January 28th, The New York Public Library - Celeste Bartos Forum.
« Catastrophe Practice (1/3) », round-table, Wednesday, February 2nd, The New School - John Tishman Auditorium.
« The Need to See and the Will not to Know — How we deal with catastrophes », discussion, Friday, October 28th, NYU Cantor Film Center (theater 101).

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”  Isaac Newton