Georges Canguilhem

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Birthday
4, 1904
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 11, 1995 (91)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1904
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Sep 11, 1995 (91)

About

French philosopher best remembered for his work on epistemology and the philosophy of science.

Before Fame

He graduated from the prestigious École Normale Supérieure in 1927. He studied medicine while teaching in Toulouse.

Trivia

He received the Sarton Medal from the History of Science Society in 1983.

Family Life

He was born in the provincial town of Castelnaudary.

Associated With

He and fellow philosopher Pierre Bourdieu both studied at the École Normale Supérieure in Paris.