Jay Frank Rosenberg ( born April 18, 1942 in Chicago, † February 21, 2008 in Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina) was an American philosopher. His main areas of work were philosophy of language, philosophy of mind and epistemology.
Jay Rosenberg studied philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh at Wilfrid Sellars. After the acquisition of Ph. D. in 1966 he became an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since 1974 he was a professor there. Since 1978, Rosenberg was repeatedly served as a visiting professor in Germany ( Bielefeld, Heidelberg, Tübingen).
- Readings in the Philosophy of Language, co-edited with Charles Travis; Prentice-Hall, Inc.; Englewood Cliffs, NJ; In 1971.
- Linguistic Representation, D. Reidel Publishing Co.; Dordrecht, Holland; In 1974.
- The Practice of Philosophy, Prentice- Hall, Inc.; Englewood Cliffs, NJ; In 1978.
- One World and Our Knowledge of It, D. Reidel Publishing Co.; Dordrecht, Holland; In 1980.
- Thinking Clearly About Death, Prentice- Hall, Inc.; Englewood Cliffs, NJ.; In 1983.
- Philosophizing: A Handbook for Beginners ( German translation of The Practice of Philosophy, second edition ); Verlag Vittorio Klostermann; Frankfurt am Main, Germany; In 1986.
- The Thinking Self, Temple University Press; Philadelphia, PA; In 1986.
- Beyond Formalism: Naming and Necessity for Human Beings, Temple University Press; Philadelphia, PA; 1994
- Three Conversations About Knowing, Hackett Publishing Co.; Indianapolis, IN, and Cambridge, MA; 2000
- Thinking About Knowing, Oxford University Press; Oxford; 2002
- Accessing Kant, Oxford University Press; Oxford: 2005
- Wilfrid Sellars: Fusing the Images, Oxford University Press; Oxford: 2007
- Philosopher of language
- Representatives of the Philosophy of Mind
- University teachers ( Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
- Born in 1942
- Died in 2008