Jean-Pierre Dupuy
Jean-Pierre Dupuy, Professor of Social and Political Philosophy, École Polytechnique, Paris.

Full Professor (1/3rd time), Stanford University [French and Political Science]. C. S. L. I. (Center for the Study of Language and Information) Researcher, Stanford University. Science-Technology-Society Program Affiliate, Stanford University. Fellow of the Symbolic Systems Forum, Stanford University.
Member of Académie Française des Technologies.

Latest books:
The Mechanization of the Mind – On the Origins of Cognitive Science, Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2000.
Self-Deception and Paradoxes of Rationality, C.S.L.I. Publications, Stanford University, 1998.
In French:
La Panique, Paris, Les empêcheurs de penser en rond, 2003.
Pour un catastrophisme éclairé, Paris, Seuil, 2002.
Avions-nous oublié le mal? Penser la politique après le 11 septembre, Paris, Bayard, 2002.
Petite métaphysique des tsunamis, Paris, Seuil, 2005.
Retour de Tchernobyl, Paris, Seuil, 2006.

Current research program: the paradoxes of rationality, or the classical philosophical problem of the antinomies of Reason at the age of rational choice theory, analytic philosophy, and cognitive science. The ethics of nuclear deterrence and preemptive war. The philosophy of risk and uncertainty. The philosophical underpinnings and the future societal and ethical impacts of the convergence of nanotechnology, biotechnology, information technology, and cognitive science.