Andrée C. Ehresmann is “Professeur Emérite” at the Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, and Director of the international journal Cahiers de Topologie et Géométrie Différentielle Catégoriques. Author or Editor of several books (e.g. Memory Evolutive Systems, 2007 and Integral Biomathics, 2012) she has published more than 100 papers on different mathematical or multidisciplinary domains. These include functional analysis with applications to control and optimization problems; category theory (sketches, higher order categories, with Charles Ehresmann); a theory of Memory Evolutive Systems, a model based on a ‘dynamic’ category theory, for living organisms, such as biological, social or cultural systems, with application to the emergence of higher cognitive processes (developed with Jean-Paul Vanbremeersch); and recently she initiated a study of anticipation and individual or collective creativity (with Mathias Béjean).
The Glass Bead platform aims at "navigating between heterogeneous and increasingly specialized epistemic sites" and constructing "the conditions for universal transits that transform the sites between...
26 Sep–02 Oct 2015
Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers, Paris
The world imagined by Herman Hesse in The Glass Bead Game (Das Glasperlenspiel, 1943) located the possibility of synthesizing all forms of knowledge in a game played by a group of intellectuals settle...