Trained in Paris and at UC Berkeley, Daniel Andler taught mathematics before moving to positions in philosophy. He holds the chair of philosophy of science and epistemology at Université Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) and is currently a member of the Institut universitaire de France.
His central interest lies in the foundations of cognitive science. He works on specific issues concerning models of the mind, the role of context, and reasoning. He defends a minimal version of naturalism, with the aim
of articulating cognitive science with the social sciences.