Rebecca Goldstein Heading to London

Rebecca Newberger Goldstein was named a visiting professor of philosophy at the New College of the Humanities in London. The school is planning to start classes this coming September.

Dr. Goldstein is a summa cum laude graduate of Barnard College. She earned a Ph.D. in philosophy at Princeton University. Currently a research associate in psychology at Harvard University, she has taught at Barnard College, Rutgers University, Columbia University, and Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

Dr. Goldstein, is a former winner of a MacArthur Foundation genius grant and in 2005 was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She is the author of Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity (Schocken, 2006) and several novels including her latest book, Thirty-Six Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction (Pantheon, 2010).

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