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Michel Serres
Michel Serres - Espace des sciences - 15-02-2011.JPG
Michel Serres in Rennes, February 2011
Born (1930-09-01)1 September 1930
Died 1 June 2019(2019-06-01) (aged 88)
Alma mater École Navale
École Normale Supérieure
Era 20th-century philosophy
21st-century philosophy
Region Western Philosophy
School Continental philosophy
French epistemology
Institutions Stanford University
Main interests
Epistemology
Philosophy of science
Notable ideas
Hermes, the messenger of the gods, as standing for the communication that takes place between science and the arts

Michel Serres (1 September 1930 – 1 June 2019) was a French philosopher and author. In 1990, Serres was elected to the Académie française, in recognition of his position as one of France's most prominent intellectuals. He serves as a Professor of French at Stanford University.

Serres was a vocal supporter for freely accessible knowledge, especially Wikipedia.

Serres died on 1 June 2019 at the age of 88.

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