About me

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Mathieu Charbonneau
Faculté de Gouvernance, Sciences Économiques et Sociales
Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique
Rabat, Morocco


I am a philosopher of science (with a special interest in the cognitive, social, and biological sciences) and the philosophy of technology (PhD 2013, Université de Montréal), currently an Assistant Professor at the Faculté de Gouvernance, Sciences Économiques et Sociales (FGSES) at the Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique (UM6P).

My research follows three axes. I am working on philosophical issues relating to cultural and technological change, approaching culture as a distributed, collective, and ecological form of memory. I am also interested in the analogical interface between technological and biological evolution, which leads me to worry about issues of interdisciplinary collaboration and interfaces. Finally, I am interested in the technological extension of human cognition and agency, both at the level of individuals and collectives of individuals. I approach these issues through an evolutionary framework of distributed cognition.