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), .

Bernard is co-director of the Sociology, Ethics and Epistemology of Sciences section (29 volumes),

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

He manages the Interdisciplinarity, Sciences and Humanities Collection

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.

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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