ERIC Number: EJ1129181
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Interview with Pierre A. Lévy, French Philosopher of Collective Intelligence
Peters, Michael A.
Open Review of Educational Research, v2 n1 p259-266 2015
This article features an interview with Pierre A. Lévy, Professor in the Department of Communication, University of Ottawa, Canada. He occupies the Canada Research Chair in Collective Intelligence where he is engaged in research on the design of a universal system for semantic addressing of digital documents. He completed his MA at the Sorbonne and his PhD at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris. His Habilitation (PhD) was in sciences of information and communication at the Université de Grenoble. Professor Levy studies the concept of collective intelligence and knowledge- based societies. He is a world-leading thinker on "cyberculture" and the author of many books, including "L'intelligence collective" (1994), "Qu'est-ce que le virtuel?" (1995), "Cyberculture" (1997), "World Philosophie" (2000), "Cyberdémocratie" (2002), "La sphère sémantique" (2011), and "The Semantic Sphere" (2011).
Descriptors: Interviews, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Internet, Semantics, Information Technology, Knowledge Economy, Knowledge Management, Computer Simulation, Intelligence, International Cooperation, Creativity, Biographies, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Canada
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