Christophe HEINTZ studied mathematics at the University of Paris 7 (Jussieu), specializing, at the master level, in mathematical logic. He also studied philosophy at the Universities of Paris 4 (Sorbonne) and Cambridge, specializing, at the master level, in the philosophy of science. Mr HEINTZ completed his PhD work at the Institut Jean Nicod – EHESS. His main research interest concerns the relations between cognitive and social factors in scientific knowledge production, especially mathematics and social anthropology. He has lately renewed his interest in mathematics with evolutionary game theory and complex system theory as tools for modelization.