Degree in Logic and Philosophy, Ecole Normale Superieure, 1971. Certified in teaching, Ecole Normale Superieure, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Paris, 1977.
Teacher philosophy, Lycée A. Thierry, Blois, France, 1977-1981; research attaché, National Center Science Research, Paris, 1981-1984; research assistant, National Center Science Research, Paris, 1984-1993; director research, National Center Science Research, Paris, since 1993.
Member International Academy History Science, Henri Poincare Association (director) committee since 1989).
Married Frederic de Buzon, December 16, 1971 (divorced February 1980). Children: Sophie Anne de Buzon, Pierre François Ricard.