Ronan le Roux

Affiliation: 

Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

“French epistemology” and the technical conditions of science or how non-Comtian insights remained captive of a Comtian horizon

Auguste Comte is both the founder of a French style mixing philosophy and history in the study of science, and the author of a philosophical system dedicated to a rational development of society stating that technology shall be the vector of an application of science to the shaping and improvement of society.