Bernard Stiegler, French philosopher, director of the Institute for Research and Innovation (IRI) at Centre Pompidou, founder of the Ars Industrialis association. One of the eminent figures in the 20th century French philosophy and contemporary philosophy of technics. Stiegler’s principal work is the triptych La Technique et le temps [Technics and Time] (1994, 1996, 2001). In his subsequent works he aims at developing a new critique of political economy, selecting as his point of departure the question about technics in direct relation to scientific and technological transformations of the Anthropocene.