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Rouse, Joseph T.


Chair, Science in Society
Science in Society Program
860.685.3655

Hedding Professor of Moral Science
Philosophy Department
860.685.3655

Professor of Philosophy
Philosophy Department
860.685.3655

Professor, Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies Program
860.685.3655

Professor, Science in Society
Science in Society Program
860.685.3655

BA Oberlin College
MA Northwestern University
MAA Wesleyan University
PHD Northwestern University

EMAIL:

jrouse@wesleyan.edu

PERSONAL HOME PAGE:

http://jrouse.blogs.wesleyan.edu/

LAB URL:

  http://jrouse.blogs.wesleyan.edu/

COURSES TAUGHT:

SISP205 - 01
PHIL383 - 01

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Philosophy of Science; 20th Century Philosophy; Social and Historical Studies of Science


RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Professor Rouse specializes in the philosophy of science, the history of 20th C. philosophy, and interdisciplinary science studies. His primary foci within these areas include the philosophy of scientific practice; naturalism and anti-naturalism in 20th Century philosophy; connections between "analytic" and "continental" philosophy; relations between philosophy of science and philosophy of mind/language and metaphysics; cultural studies of science and feminist science studies. He is currently working on a book on conceptual understanding in science and in discursive practice generally.


ACADEMIC ASSOCIATIONS:

American Philosophical Association Philosophy of Science Association History of Science Society Society for Social Studies of Science International Society for Phenomenological Studies Society for Literature and Science


AWARDS WON:

Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Wesleyan University, 2003 Co-Director, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute, "Science as Cultural Practice," Wesleyan University, 1991


OFFICE HOURS:

Fall 2013: M 3-4 Russell House 202; Th 11-12 Allbritton 219; F 11-12 Allbritton 219;or by appointment, usually in Russell House 202

Spring 2014: M 3-4 Russell House 202; F 1:30-2:30 Allbritton 219; or by appointment, usually in Russell House 202


PUBLICATIONS:

http://jrouse.blogs.wesleyan.edu/publication-list/