Author: Michel Bitbol


CREA/Ecole Polytechnique, France


Short Bio

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.”

Publications in Constructivist Foundations

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Approaches covered: This is the list of constructivist approaches covered in Michel Bitbol’s publications in Constructivist Foundations. For a list of all approaches see http://approaches.cepa.info
Biology of Cognition · Enactivism · Neurophenomenology
Disciplines covered: This is the list of all disciplines referred to by Michel Bitbol’s publications in Constructivist Foundations. For a list of all disciplines see http://disciplines.cepa.info
Epistemology · History · Philosophy


Sebastjan Vörös & Michel Bitbol (2017)

Authors’ Response: Not Hagiography but Ideational Biography: In Defense of Existential Enaction

Constructivist Foundations 13(1): 52–58


Sebastjan Vörös & Michel Bitbol (2017)

Enacting Enaction: A Dialectic Between Knowing and Being

Constructivist Foundations 13(1): 31–40

Enactivism > Philosophy

Michel Bitbol (2017)


Constructivist Foundations 12(2): 150–153

Michel Bitbol & Elena Antonova (2016)

On the Too Often Overlooked Radicality of Neurophenomenology

Constructivist Foundations 11(2): 354–356

Michel Bitbol & Claire Petitmengin (2013)

A Defense of Introspection from Within

Constructivist Foundations 8(3): 269–279

Neurophenomenology > Philosophy

Humberto R. Maturana, Michel Bitbol & Pier Luigi Luisi (2012)

The Transcendence of the Observer. Discussions at the Conference “The Ethical Meaning of Francisco Varela’s Thought”

Constructivist Foundations 7(3): 174–179

Biology of Cognition > Epistemology

Michel Bitbol (2012)

Neurophenomenology, an Ongoing Practice of/in Consciousness

Constructivist Foundations 7(3): 165–173

Neurophenomenology > Epistemology · History

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