Dr. Sophie Berman will speak at SFC on Philosopher Simone Weil. Sophie Berman is the Chair of Philosophy and Religious Studies at St. Francis College. Dr. Berman received her B.A. from the University of Paris- Nanterre and her Ph.D. from Fordham University. She is a member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and an honorary member of the Duns Scotus Honor Society. She has philosophical affiliations with the American Philosophical Association, the American Catholic Philosophical Association, the American Cusanus Society, and the Renaissance Society of America. Dr. Berman’s research interests focus on Descartes, Neoplatonism, and the notion of infinity. She has published and lectured locally and nationally on Plotinus, Anselm, Nicholas of Cusa, and Descartes. Her manuscript for a book on “Descartes and the Infinite,” for which she has a publishing agreement with The Edwin Mellen Press, is in its final stages.
When: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 11:10am
Where: Room 4202, St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn, NY