Robert P Crease reveals the best metaphors for physics sent by Physics World readers
Robert P Crease
Robert P Crease is a professor in and chair of the Department of Philosophy at Stony Brook University, New York. He has written, translated or edited more than a dozen books on the history and philosophy of science and technology, and is the author of the Physics World Discovery ebook Philosophy of Physics. He is past chair of the Forum for History of Physics of the American Physical Society. He is co-editor-in-chief of Physics in Perspective, and since 2000 he has written a column, Critical Point, on the historical, social and philosophical dimensions of science for Physics World.