INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

  Rebecca Goldstein
   
  REBECCA GOLDSTEIN is a philosopher with a PhD from Princeton and a novelist. Her novels include The Mind-Body, The Late-Summer Passion of a Woman of Mind; The Dark Sister, which received the Whiting Writer’s Award, Mazel, which received the 1995 National Jewish Book Award and the 1995 Edward Lewis Wallant Award; and Properties of Light: A Novel of Love, Betrayal, and Quantum Physics. Her 2005 book Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel, was featured in articles in The New Yorker and The New York Times and was named one of the best books of the year by Discover magazine, the Chicago Tribune, and the New York Sun. Rebecca’s most recent book is, Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew who Gave Us Modernity, published in May 2006, and winner of the 2006 Koret International Jewish Book Award in Jewish Thought. In 1996 Goldstein received a MacArthur Fellowship. In 2005 she was elected to The American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 2006 she received a Guggenheim Fellowship and is currently a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University.
   
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