Bernard Burgoyne was educated at Clare College Cambridge, the London School of Economics, and the University of Paris. His fields of expertise include psychoanalysis, the foundations of mathematics, and the philosophy and methodology of the sciences. He was Research Assistant to Professor Sir Karl Popper, and is Section Editor for Freud and Lacan entries in the recently published Edinburgh International Encyclopaedia of Psychoanalysis. He has published widely, and his works have been translated into many languages. He practises as a psychoanalyst, and is Emeritus Professor of Psychoanalysis in the Institute of Social and Health Research at Middlesex University. He has lectured in universities and training organisations across the world: at Harvard University, the University of California at Los Angeles, the State University of New York at Albany, The Royal Irish Academy Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, the Maison Francaise Oxford, the University of Cambridge, the Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, the Jan van Eyck Akademie Maastricht, the University of Ghent, and many training organisations – in Buenos Aires, Caracas, Melbourne, Rome, Paris, Milan, Rennes, Marseilles, Cambridge, and elsewhere. He is a Member of the European School of Psychoanalysis and of the World Association of Psychoanalysis. He founded – with others – a psychoanalytical training organisation in the UK (CFAR) and a research network for work in psychoanalysis (THERIP). He has been a Member of the Registration Board of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy, and is currently working on the structural relations between psychoanalysis and mathematics.