Author M. Bitbol
Michel Bitbol is “Directeur de recherche” at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, in Paris (France). He teaches Philosophy of modern physics and Epistemology. He received, successively, his M.D. in 1980, his Ph.D. in physics in 1985, and his “habilitation” in philosophy in 1997 in Paris. He worked as a research scientist in biophysics from 1978 to 1990. From 1990 onwards, he turned to the philosophy of physics. He edited texts by Erwin Schrödinger and developed a neo-Kantian philosophy of quantum mechanics. He also studied the relations between the philosophy of physics and the philosophy of mind, working in close collaboration with Francisco Varela. He is recipient of an award from the “Académie des sciences morales et politiques.”

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Bitbol M. (1998) Some steps towards a transcendental deduction of quantum mechanics. Philosophia Naturalis 35: 253–280. Available at
Bitbol M. (2003) A cure for metaphysical illusions: Kant, quantum mechanics, and the madhyamaka. In: Wallace B. A. (ed.) Buddhism and science. Columbia University Press: 325-361. Available at
Bitbol M. (2008) Is consciousness primary? NeuroQuantoloy 6(1): 53–72. Available at
Bitbol M. (2012) Neurophenomenology, an Ongoing Practice of/in Consciousness. Constructivist Foundations 7(3): 165–173. Available at
Bitbol M. (2014) Making sense of non-sense in physics: The quantum koan. In: Cappuccio M. & Froese T. (eds.) Enactive cognition at the edge of sense-making: Making sense of non-sense. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills: 61–80. Available at
Bitbol M. (2017) Phenoneurology. Constructivist Foundations 12(2): 150–153. Available at
Bitbol M. & Antonova E. (2016) On the Too Often Overlooked Radicality of Neurophenomenology. Constructivist Foundations 11(2): 354–356. Available at
Bitbol M. & Luisi P. L. (2004) Autopoiesis with or without cognition: Defining life at its edge. Journal of the Social Society Interface 1: 99–107. Available at
Bitbol M. & Petitmengin C. (2013) A Defense of Introspection from Within. Constructivist Foundations 8(3): 269–279. Available at
Bitbol M. & Petitmengin C. (2013) On the possibility and reality of introspection. Kairos. Revista de Filosofia & Ciência 6: 173–198. Available at
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