Bruno Latour (born 22 June 1947) is a French philosopher. Known for his work in science and technology, Latour has taught at several universities, including École des Mines de Paris, Sciences Po and London School of Economics. Latour has also authored several books, including Laboratory Life (1979), Science in Action (1987) and We Have Never Been Modern (1991). In 2007, he was the tenth most-cited author in the field of social sciences.
Bruno Latour in 2017
Université de Tours (Ph.D.)
|Laboratory Life (1979), Science in Action (1987), We Have Never Been Modern (1991), Politics of Nature (1999)|
|Awards||Holberg Prize (2013)|
|Institutions||École nationale supérieure des mines de Paris|
London School of Economics
University of Amsterdam
In 1982, Latour started teaching at École des Mines de Paris. In 2005, he took the position of Spinoza Chair of Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. He finished teaching at École des Mines de Paris in 2006 to become a scientific director at Sciences Po. In 2017, he retired from most university activities.
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