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Voyage vers le matérialisme : François Dagognet et l’évolution de l’épistémologie historique [A journey towards materialism: François Dagognet and the evolution of historical epistemology]

@inproceedings{Chimisso2019VoyageVL,
  title={Voyage vers le mat{\'e}rialisme : François Dagognet et l’{\'e}volution de l’{\'e}pist{\'e}mologie historique [A journey towards materialism: François Dagognet and the evolution of historical epistemology]},
  author={C. Chimisso},
  year={2019}
}
I discuss the philosophy of Francois Dagognet as the inheritor of the French tradition in philosophy of science that, following Dominique Lecourt, we all now call historical epistemology. I investigate a particular aspect of this tradition. Dagognet has argued that Gaston Bachelard embarked on a journey away from Leon Brunschvicg’s intellectualism. I discuss this aspect of the relation between Brunschvicg’s and Bachelard’s philosophies, and Dagognet’s reading of it. I argue that Dagognet has… Expand