Bernard Reber

Directeur de recherche au CNRS

Bernard Reber is a CNRS-affiliated Senior Research Fellow at the CEVIPOF-Sciences Po. He is a philosopher by training and obtained the HDR (a French qualification for the supervision of research) to supervise research in Philosophy from the Sorbonne University in 2010. He holds a PhD in Political research, awarded to him by the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris (1999). He also holds three Master’s degrees:

  • in Communication and Journalism from the Schuman Institute, Brussels, Lausanne
  • in Economics and Social sciences (Paris Catholic Institute)
  • in Philosophy, Theology and Religious sciences ( Paris Catholic Institute, Fribourg University

He is a general coordinator for the Human and Social Sciences section of the Encyclopaedia Sciences (850 volumes; ISTE, London - Wiley, New York), https://www.istegroup.com/en/sciences/ .

Bernard is co-director of the Sociology, Ethics and Epistemology of Sciences section (29 volumes), https://www.istegroup.com/en/domain/epistemology-of-science/

The encyclopaedia is published in French, English, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi and Japanese.

He manages the Interdisciplinarity, Sciences and Humanities Collection https://www.istegroup.com/en/collection/interdisciplinarite-sciences-et-humanites/

Research interests: deliberative democracy and beyond; challenges of epistemic, political and ethical pluralism; common and differentiated responsibilities in politics; reflexive governance and ethics of climate change; argumentation and rhetoric to develop a constructive critical citizenship; responsible innovation.

bernard.reber@sciencespo.fr

Research Fields

Responsibility, Governance, Environmental ethics and emerging technologies , Institutional design, Evaluation, Environmental ethics and emerging technologies, Ethique de l’environnement et des technologies controversées, Design institutionnel, Evaluation

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