V. V. Raman, PhD

V. V. Raman, PhD

V. V. Raman is Emeritus Professor of Physics and Humanities at the Rochester Institute of Technology; Senior Fellow, Metanexus Institute. Professor Raman received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Calcutta before doing his doctoral work on the foundations of quantum mechanics at the University of Paris where he worked under Louis de Broglie. After obtaining his doctorate, he returned to India and worked at the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics. Then he served UNESCO for a few years, during which time he became more interested in the history and philosophy of science. He has published extensively on the historical, philosophical, and social aspects of science.

His latest book, Truth and Tension in Science and Religion (Beech River Books, 2009), is an examination of the frameworks of science and religion that provides a multi-cultural view of how they affect our perception of the truth.

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