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Alexandre Koyré
Born 29 August 1892
Taganrog, Russian Empire
Died 28 April 1964 (1964-04-29) (aged 71)
Education University of Göttingen (1908–1911)
Collège de France (1912–1913)
University of Paris (1911–1914)
Era 20th-century philosophy
Region Western philosophy
School Continental philosophy
French historical epistemology
Institutions École pratique des hautes études (1931–1962)
Johns Hopkins University (1946–?)
The New School (1941)
Main interests
History of science
Philosophy of science
Historical epistemology
Notable ideas
Criticism of positivist philosophy of science

Alexandre Koyré ( 29 August 1892 – 28 April 1964), was a French philosopher. He was born in Russia. He wrote on the history and philosophy of science.

Koyré was born in Taganrog, Russia. He was a Jewish person. In 1914 he joined the French Foreign Legion and fought on the Russian front in 1916.

During World War II, Koyré lived in New York City, and taught at the New School for Social Research.

He died in Paris on 28 April 1964.

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