Philosophy major Sera Schwarz '15 writes about a talk on campus by acclaimed novelist and philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein '72.
Rebecca Goldstein is a philosopher and novelist, and both an alumna and former professor of Barnard College. She is the author of many acclaimed works of philosophical fiction, including The Mind-Body Problem, Thirty-Six Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction, and Plato at the Googleplex.
Lecture will be followed by Q & A and book-signing.
Ellen Mortensen examines the terrorist attack by Anders Behring Breivik in July 2011, approaching it from the perspective of Luce Irigaray’s philosophy of Western metaphysics.
The New York Times features a video interview with the chair of Barnard's philosophy department.
Anthony Grafton, Professor of History at Princeton University and current President of the American Historical Association, offers a trenchant defense of humanistic scholarship as part of the Barnard Humanities Initiative.
Come join us for the first ever chance to speak your piece on a variety of topics. All are welcome. Get there early to sign up; spaces are limited!
Two new assistant professors in Barnard’s philosophy department, John Morrison and Elliot Paul, are using a mix of psychology and philosophy to help students explore big-picture topics like the nature of creativity and perception.