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Mathias Girel

Philosopher, Lecturer at ENS-PSL and Director of CAPHES

Mathias Girel is also the head of the Centre Cavaillès team in the République des Savoirs unit and conducts research in philosophy and history of science on the themes of the instrumentalisation of doubt and the production of ignorance. He has published the French edition of Robert Proctor's Golden Holocaust, Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition, 2012 (publication March 2014), as well as Science et Territoires de l'ignorance (Quae). He has just published L'Esprit en acte (Vrin).