Rabb Graduate Center, 306
DegreesRockefeller University, Ph.D.
Queens College, City University of New York, B.A.
ExpertisePhilosophy of Language, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophical Logic, Contemporary 20th Century Analytic Philosophy, Philosophy of science
ProfileVisiting Professor at Harvard University Philosophy Dept. (spring, 2011)
Visiting Professor at MIT Philosophy Dept. (2009-2010)
Founding Director of The Saul Kripke Center and Full Professor at the Graduate Center of CUNY (2007-2009)
|PHIL||37a||Philosophy of Language|
|PHIL||66b||Contemporary Analytic Philosophy|
|PHIL||131a||Philosophy of Mind|
|PHIL||138b||Philosophy of Mathematics|
|PHIL||139b||Topics in Logic|
|PHIL||140a||Logic and Language|
|PHIL||142a||The Philosophy of Saul Kripke|
|PHIL||143a||Social Policy and Rationality, Decision and Game Theory in Economics|
|PHIL||144a||Philosophical Problems of Space and Time|
|PHIL||150b||Topics in Epistemology and Metaphysics|
|PHIL||165b||Philosophy of Hilary Putnam|
|PHIL||220a||Game Theory, Decision Theory, Probability and Rationality Applied to Social Policy|
|PHIL||239a||Topics in Metaphysics|
Awards and Honors
Harvard University (2011)
Slater Foundation Grant (2011)
Templeton Foundation Grant (2010)
Alan Berger. "What Does It Mean To Say "Water is Necessarily H2O"? Chapter 7 of the book, stated below.." Library of Living Philosophers: Philosophy Of Hilary Putnam. Ed. Randall E. Auxier, Editor. Open Court Press, 2014 (forthcoming)
Berger, Alan, Berger, Alan. Proceedings to: Philosophy in an Age of Science: A Conference in Honor of Hilary Putnam's 85th Birthday. Proc. of Philosophy in an Age of Science: A Conference in Honor of Hilary Putnam's 85th Birthday. Brandeis and Harvard Universities: Oxford University Press, 2014. (forthcoming)
Berger, Alan. Quine: From a Critical Point of View. Oxford University Press, 2014. (forthcoming)
Berger, Alan. The New Theory of Reference and A New Philosophy of Science. 2014. (forthcoming)
Berger, Alan. ""Hilary Putnam on the A Priori"." Philosophy in an Age of Science: A Conference in Honor of Hilary Putnam's 85th Birthday, Brandeis and Harvard Universities. Oxford University Press, 03/21/2015. (forthcoming)
Berger, Alan. ""Idealized Notions In Physics And Idealized Dispositions"." Philosophical Definitions: Their Nature And Significance. Ed. eds. Shatz and Schlesinger, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991., 2014
Berger, Alan. "Some excerpts from My Book and comments on John Burgess book." Conference on Saul Kripke. Princeton University, Princeton Philosophy Department. November 15, 2013.
Alan Berger, ed. Saul Kripke. Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Berger, Alan. "Introduction to Kripke." Kripke. Ed. Alan Berger., 2011. 17 pages.
Berger, Alan. "Kripke on the Incoherency of Adopting a Logic." Saul Kripke. Ed. Berger, Alan. Cambridge University Press, 2011. 34.
Berger, Alan. "Book Symposium on Terms and Truth." by commentators William C. Lycan, Nathan Salmon, and Scott Salmon (Also includes author's precis and author's replies). Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, May, 2006
Berger,Alan. "General Terms and Rigid Designation." The Old New Logic: Essays on the Philosophy of Fred Sommers. MIT Press, 2005
Berger, Alan. "The Quinean Quandary and the Indispensability of NonNaturalized Epistemology." The Philosophical Forum Volume XXXIV Nos. 3 & 4,. Fall/Winter 2003 (Special Double Memorial Issue on the Philosophical Ideas of Jerrold J. Katz) (2003).
Berger, Alan. "A Formal Semantics For Plural Quantification, Intersentential Binding and Anaphoric Pronouns as Rigid Designators." Nous March 2002 issue (Vol.36, No. 1). (2002).
Berger,Alan. Terms and Truth: Reference Direct and Anaphoric(Paperback Revised Edition, 2005). M.I.T. Press, 2002.