Alex Rosenberg

Duke University, Philosophy department, Duke's Center for Philosophy of Biology

Alex Rosenberg (Ph.D. Johns Hopkins, 1971) has been a member of the Duke faculty since 2000. Previously he was professor of philosophy at Syracuse University, University of California (Riverside) and Director of the Honors Program at the University of Georgia . He has been a visiting professor and fellow at the University of Minnesota, as well as the University of California (Santa Cruz) and Oxford University. He has held fellowships from the National Science Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation. In 1993 Rosenberg received the Lakatos Award in the philosophy of science. In 2006-2007 he held a fellowship at the National Humanities Center. In 2008 He will be a visiting fellow at the Australian National University. Rosenberg is also co-director of Duke's Center for the Philosophy of Biology  and is the author of 11 books and several papers in the philosophy of biology, the philosophy of cognitive, behavioral and social science (especially economics), and causation.

Some recent books include :

Darwinism in Philosophy, Social Science and Policy, Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Approach, Routledge, 2000.

Darwinian Reductionism or How to Stop Worrying and Love Molecular Biology, University of Chicago Press, 2006.

(with Daniel McShea) The Philosophy of Biology: A Contemporary Introduction, Routledge, 2007

A complete list of his publications along with some of his more recent papers are available on the Duke university web site.