Six conferences on Franco-German epistemology—from Gaston Bachelard to Bruno Latour, Martin Heidegger
, and Jacques Lacan—held by biologist Hans-Jörg Rheinberger from 1994 to 2007. The title pays homage to the thought of French philosopher Jacques Derrida
Hans-Jörg Rheinberger studied philosophy
, and biology at the University of Tübingen and at the Free and the Technical University of Berlin. He worked as a researcher in molecular biology before he turned to the history of science
. Between 1997 and 2014, he was director of the Max-Planck-Institute for the History of Science in Berlin.