Sarah Linda Scott, PHD
Sarah Linda Scott, PHD
Department : Philosophy
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PHD, The New School
BA, Brown University
- Ethics, 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, and the History of Philosophy.
- Current research focuses on the moral philosophy of Martin Buber and rethinking contemporary approaches to ethics by drawing on aesthetics and Medieval and Renaissance thought.
Assistant Professor, Manhattan College, 2012-Present.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Manhattan College, 2011-12.
Instructor, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, 2008-11.
Courses Taught: Ethics and Society; Self and Society; Moral Issues in Business; 19th Century Philosophy; Existentialism; Philosophic Issues in Literature; Philosophy of Beauty; Knowledge, Reality and Values.
Teaching Fellow, The New School (Eugene Lang College and The New School for General Studies), 2007, 2010-11. Courses Taught: Ethics, Modern Philosophy, Existentialism.
Publications & Professional Activities
- Translation: “On the History of the Problem of Individuation: Nicholas of Cusa and Jakob Böhme, by Martin Buber” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal. 33:2 (2012): 371-401.
- “Buber.” The Continuum Companion to Existentialism. Ed. Felicity Joseph, Jack Reynolds and Ashley Woodward. London & New York: Continuum, 2011. 334-335.
- “Martin Buber.” The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. http://www.iep.utm.edu/buber June 2010.
- "The Influence of Nicholas of Cusa on Martin Buber," The Eleventh Annual International Society for Neoplatonic Studies Conference, Cardiff University, June 14, 2013.
- The Summit: Identity, Public Discourse and Democracy, The PEACE (Philosophy, Ethics, and Community Education) Project, Brooklyn College (CUNY), May 11, 2012.
- “The Moral Significance of the Coincidence of Opposites in Nicholas of Cusa and Martin Buber,” Philosophy Workshop, The New School for Social Research, December 16, 2010.
- “Dialogic Subjectivity in Plato and Martin Buber,” Graduate Students’ Conference: Breaking Out of Subjectivity, CREOR (Centre for Research on Religion), McGill University, March 7, 2008.
Co-Developer and Faculty Advisor, The Manhattan College Film Society, 2011-Present.
Fellow, Manhattan College Center for Ethics , 2012-Present.
PHIL 150 Roots: Philosophy
PHIL 201 Ethics
PHIL 228 Philosophy & Film
PHIL 311 Augustine
PHIL 399 Special Topics in Philosophy: Great Women Philosophers