Michel Serres facts for kids
Michel Serres in Rennes, February 2011
|Died||1 June 2019(aged 88)|
|Alma mater||École Navale
École Normale Supérieure
Philosophy of science
|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.
- (in French) Radio Interview by Robert P. Harrison
- (in French) L'Académie française
- (in French) Serres speaking about wikipedia very enthusiastically
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