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Jean-Pierre Dupuy

Professor of French and Italian and, by courtesy, of Political Science

Academic Appointments
Professor, French and Italian
Professor (By courtesy), Political Science
Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations
Director of Research, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, (C.N.R.S.) (Philosophy)
Director, Centre de Recherche en Épistémologie Appliquée, (C.R.E.A.) (1982 - Present)
Researcher, Study of Language and Information (C.S.L.I.), Stanford University
Professor Jean-Pierre Dupuy is a Professor of Social and Political Philosophy at the École Polytechnique, Paris. He is the Director of research at the C.N.R.S. (Philosophy) and the Director of C.R.E.A. (Centre de Recherche en Épistémologie Appliquée), the philosophical research group of the École Polytechnique, which he founded in 1982. At Stanford University, he is a researcher at the Study of Language and Information (C.S.L.I.) Professor Dupuy is by courtesy a Professor of Political Science.

In his book The Mechanization of the Mind, Jean-Pierre Dupuy explains how the founders of cybernetics laid the foundations not only for cognitive science, but also artificial intelligence, and foreshadowed the development of chaos theory, complexity theory, and other scientific and philosophical breakthroughs.


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