Physicist and epistemologist
Hervé Zwirn is a physicist and epistemologist. Director of research at the CNRS, he was associate professor at the Physics UFR of the University of Paris 7. He is currently Research Director at the CNRS and Executive Director of the Athena Thematic Valorisation Consortium. He is also Associate Director of Research at the Centre de Mathématiques Appliquées of the École normale supérieure de Cachan and Associate Researcher at the Institut d'histoire et de philosophie des sciences et des techniques of the University of Paris I.