Daniel Andler


Daniel Andler, ILI Senior Advisor, holds doctoral degrees in mathematics from UC Berkeley and Paris. After specializing in model theory and teaching mathematics in various universities in and around Paris, he moved to positions in philosophy in Lille and then Nanterre. Dr. Andler is now a professor of philosophy of science and epistemology at Université de Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV). He was for many years co-director and then briefly director of CREA (Centre de recherche en épistémologie appliquée, Ecole polytechnique and CNRS, Paris). Dr. Andler stepped down as founding head of the Department of Cognitive Studies at Ecole normale supérieure, Paris, a few years ago. In 2007 he was elected to senior membership in the Institut Universitaire de France.


Education: PhD: Mathematics, UC Berkeley, Paris

Areas of Expertise: model theory, mathematics, philosophy of science, epistemology

Literacy.org involvement: Senior Advisor