Dr. Rebecca Goldstein

Rebecca Goldstein holds a doctoral degree in philosophy of science, and her many works of fiction and non-fiction are informed by this interest. She is the author of ten books, most recently, the novel 36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction, a hilarious and heartrending story built around the grand debate between faith and reason, American style; and a popular philosophy book, Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won't Go Away (2014), which uses the art of fiction to explore the relevance of Plato’s dialogues in the twenty-first century. Dr. Goldstein’s many honors include a Guggenheim Fellowship and a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant.”