Freedom and Civilization Ernest Nagel From: Volume 02, No. 1 Winter 1981 / 1982 ShareTweet Ernest Nagel Ernest Nagel is pro%essor emeritus of philosophy at Columbia University. He is a .dormer president of the American Philosophical Association and the author of The Structure of Science, among other books. See more articles This article is available to subscribers only. Subscribe now or log in to read this article.