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Alfred I. Tauber


Alfred I. Tauber is Professor of Philosophy and Zoltan Kohn Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Philosophy and History of Science, Boston University. The recipient of the 2008 Medal for Science awarded by the University of Bologna for his work on the theoretical development of immunology, Tauber has also published extensively in science studies and bioethics. He is the author or editor of 13 books, including Patient Autonomy and the Ethics of Responsibility, Henry David Thoreau and the Moral Agency of Knowing, and Confessions of a Medicine Man. He lives in Boscawen, New Hampshire.

Science and the Quest for Meaning

A timely history – and humanizing philosophy – of science


Hardback    $29.95
9781602582101 | Published: September 2009