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Nancy Sherman

philosophy educator

Nancy Sherman, American philosophy educator. Member American Psychological Association (program committee eastern division 1995-1997), Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, North America Kant Society, American Philosophical Association, Washington Psychoanalytic Foundation.

Background

Sherman, Nancy was born on June 20, 1951 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Seymour and Beatrice (Hoffman) Sherman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy magna cum laude, Bryn Mawr College, 1973. Postgraduate, Boston University, 1973. Master of Letters in Philosophy, University Edinburgh, Scotland, 1976.

Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1982.

Career

Teaching assistant in philosophy Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980-1981. Assistant professor Yale University, New Haven, 1982-1988, associate professor, 1988-1989, Georgetown University, Washington, 1989-1994, professor, since 1994, distinguished professor. Visiting research scholar King's College, Cambridge (England) University, spring 1978.

Visiting professor Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, spring 1995, University Maryland, College Park, spring 1995, 96. Consultant on ethics to undersecretary Department Navy, 1994. Visiting distinguished chair of ethics United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, 1997, 98.

Participant numerous conferences, symposia, colloquia. Lecturer, speaker in field.

Works

book Psychology: From Inquiry to Understanding (paperback) (3rd Edition) book Making a Necessity of Virtue: Aristotle and Kant on Virtue book Making a Necessity of Virtue: Aristotle and Kant on Virtue by Sherman, Nancy (1997) Paperback book Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy behind the Military Mind book Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy behind the Military Mind 1st edition by Sherman, Nancy (2007) Paperback book Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy behind the Military Mind by Sherman, Nancy [Oxford University Press, 2007] (Paperback) [Paperback] book [(Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy Behind the Military Mind)] [Author: Nancy Sherman] published on (March, 2007) book Stoic Warriors: The Ancient Philosophy Behind the Military Mind

Membership

Member American Psychological Association (program committee eastern division 1995-1997), Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, North America Kant Society, American Philosophical Association, Washington Psychoanalytic Foundation.

Connections

Married Marshall Presser, June 22, 1980. Children: Kala, Jonathan.

father:
Seymour Sherman

mother:
Beatrice (Hoffman) Sherman

spouse:
Marshall Presser

children:
Kala Sherman

Jonathan Sherman