Alexander Rosenberg is an American philosopher, and the R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy at Duke University. He is also a novelist.

Economics--Mathematical Politics or Science of Diminishing Returns?

Economics--Mathematical Politics or Science of Diminishing Returns?

Economics today cannot predict the likely outcome of specific events any better than it could in the time of Adam Smith. This is Alexander Rosenberg's controversial challenge to the scientific status of economics. Rosenberg explains that the defining characteristic of any science is predictive improvability—the capacity to create more precise forecasts by evaluating the success of earlier predictions—and he forcefully argues that because economics has not been able to increase its predictive power for over two centuries, it is not a science.

The Atheist's Guide to Reality: Enjoying Life without Illusions 1st Edition

The Atheist's Guide to Reality: Enjoying Life without Illusions 1st Edition

Philosophy of Biology: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy)

Philosophy of Biology: A Contemporary Introduction (Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy)