David Z. Albert, PhD

David Z. Albert, PhD

David Z. Albert is Frederick E. Woodbridge Professor of Philosophy and Director of the M.A. Program in The Philosophical Foundations of Physics at Columbia University. He received his B.S. in physics from Columbia College and his doctorate in theoretical physics from The Rockefeller University.

Professor Albert is the author of Time and Chance and Quantum Mechanics and Experience as well as numerous articles on quantum mechanics. His books are both praised and criticized for their informal, conversational style, but he is credited by both fan and critic as having a talent for communicating difficult, highly abstract concepts in ways that are accessible to the lay science reader.

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