Pelican

Thomas Ryckman

Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University

Office: Moses 144
E-mail: tryckman@stanford.edu

I am author of The Reign of Relativity: Philosophy in Physics 1915-1925 (Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Science), 2005, and co-author (with Zellig Harris and Michael Gottfried) of The Form of Information in Science (Boston Studies in Philosophy of Science),1987. Among recent articles are “Hilbert’s ‘Foundations of Physics: Gravitation and Electromagnetism within the Axiomatic Method” (with Katherine Brading), Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics v. 39 (2008); “Analytic and Continental Traditions: Frege, Husserl, Carnap and Heidegger” (with Michael Friedman), in The History of Continental Philosophy, v. 3 (2009); and “Worlds Without Number and Without End”, catalogue essay for the exhibition “The Island Universe” by Josiah McElheny, White Cube Gallery, London, October, 2008 and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, January, 2009.