- Category : Writers-Religion-Philosophy
- Type : GE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (6,44,55)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Planning 3
French philosopher, naval officer and educator. Serres studied at the Naval college in 1949 and the Ecole Normale Supérieure in 1952. From 1956 to 1958 he served on a variety of ships as a marine officer for the French national maritime service.
In 1968, he gained a doctorate for a thesis on Leibniz's philosophy. During the 1960s he taught with Michel Foucault at the Universities of Clermont-Ferrand and Vincennes and was later appointed to a chair in the history of science at the Sorbonne, where he still teaches. Serres has also been a full professor at Stanford University since 1984, and he was elected to the French Academy in 1990.
He is the author of "The Troubadour of Knowledge," "The Birth of Physics, Rome," "The Book of Foundations, A History of Scientific Thought," "Angels: A Modern Myth" and many more important volumes.
He married on 26 September 1952.