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educator , Philosopher

Abigail Laura Rosenthal, American philosophy educator. Fulbright scholar Sorbonne, Paris, 1958-1959; recipient Tow award Brooklyn College, 1996-1997. Member American Philosophical Association.

Background

Rosenthal, Abigail Laura was born on March 2, 1937 in New York City. Daughter of Henry M. and Rachelle (Tchernowitz) Rosenthal.

Education

AB, Barnard College, New York City, 1958. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1968.

Career

Graduate assistant department religion, Columbia University, New York City, 1960-1961;secretary seminar on hermeneutics, Columbia University, New York City, 1960-1961;teaching assistant department philosophy, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1962-1964;editorial consultant, various publishers, New York City, 1967-1980;assistant professor philosophy, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1968-1971;assistant professor philosophy, Brooklyn College of CUNY, New York City, 1971-1985;research affiliate department traditional and modern philosophy, U. Sydney, Australia, 1982-1983;associate professor philosophy, Brooklyn College of CUNY, 1986-1988;professor philosophy, Brooklyn College of CUNY, since 1989.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Good Look at Evil, 1987, Conversions: A Philosophic Memoir, 1994. Editor: The Consolations of Philosophy: Hobbes's Secret. Spinoza's Way (Henry M. Rosenthal), 1989.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Museums.

Connections

Married John B. Bacon, 1982 (divorced 1987). Married Jerry L. Martin, 1999.

father:
Henry M.

mother:
Rachelle Rosenthal

spouses:
John B. Bacon

Jerry L. Martin