Mark Risjord


Department of Philosophy

Phone: 404.727.2160

Fax: 404.712.9425


Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Philosophy

Emory University
561 S. Kilgo Circle

Atlanta, GA 30322


  • PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1990


  • Philosophy of science, philosophy of anthropology, philosophy of language, logic, and the philosophy of mathematics

Selected Publications

  • Author of Woodcutters and Witchcraft: Rationality and Interpretive Change in the Social Sciences (SUNY, 2000)
  • Articles published in
    • American Philosophical Quarterly
    • Journal of Medicine and Philosophy
    • Canadian Journal of Philosophy
    • Studies in History and Philosophy of Science

Current Work

  • Currently investigating the ways in which moral and political values become part of scientific judgement

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