Del Ratzsch, Professor, Philosophy
Hiemenga Hall 343
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PhD, University of Massachusetts
MA, University of Massachusett
BA, Western Washington University
- Fundamental Questions in Philosophy (153)
- Introduction to Logic (171)
- Interim: Sherlock Holmes (Interim)
Philosophy of Science, Evolutionary Psychology, Science and Religion
Nature, Design and Science. SUNY Press, 2001, in the "Philosophy and Biology" Series.
Science and Its Limits. 2000: InterVarsity. (Translated into Hungarian, Chinese, Korean, and Macedonian. An electronic edition is also available.)
The Battle of Beginnings: why neither side is winning the creation/evolution debate. 1996: InterVarsity. (Translated into Chinese.)
Philosophy of Science: the natural sciences in Christian perspective.1986: InterVarsity. (Translated into Korean.)
"The Quine-Duhem Thesis," in Campbell, Heidi and Looy, Heather (Eds.) The Science and Religion Primer (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2009).
"Science and Religion," Chapter 3, pp. 54-77 in Flint, Thomas and Rea, Michael (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology (NY: Oxford, 2009).
"Humanness in Their Hearts: where science and religion fuse." Chapter 1, pp. 215-245 in Schloss, Jeffrey and Murray, Michael (Eds.), The Believing Primate: Scientific, Philosophical and Theological Reflections on the Origin of Religion (NY: Oxford, 2009).
"The Nature of Science: past and present conceptions" (pp. 39-58), "The Religious Roots of Science: what science owes to theology" (pp. 59-82), and "The Alleged Demise of Religion: greatly exaggerated reports from the science-religion 'wars'" (pp. 83-107), in Melville Y. Stewart and ??? (Chanchi Hao) (Eds.), Science and Religion in Dialogue: Papers from the 2005 Wuhan Lecture Series, (Blackwell, 2010).
"Intelligent Design in Biology: some legitimate roles" and "Reply to Prof. Ayala," in Francisco Ayala and Robert Arp (Eds.), Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Biology (Blackwell, 2010).