Rosenberg, Alex

Jim Wallace

Alex Rosenberg is the R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy and philosophy department chair at Duke University, where he is also a professor in the biology department and in the department of political science. He has held fellowships from the J.S. Guggenheim foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, the National Science Foundation and the National Humanities Center. Besides The Atheist’s Guide to Reality, featured on Rorotoko, he is the author of 12 books in the philosophy of science, molecular biology and economic theory, including most recently, The Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction and The Philosophy of Social Science. In 1992 he won the Lakatos Award for contributions to the philosophy of science. In 2007 he was the National Phi Beta Kappa Romanell lecturer.

On Rorotoko:

Why understanding science is hard and seduction by the humanities is easy
(Our Cover Feature of December 13, 2011)

On his book The Atheist's Guide to Reality
(Our Cover Feature of November 06, 2011)