Roslyn Weiss is the Clara H. Stewardson Professor of Philosophy at Lehigh University, where she has been teaching since 1991. She received her PhD in philosophy from Columbia University and an MA in Jewish Studies from Baltimore Hebrew College. She has held Fellowships from the National Endowment for Humanities, Princeton University Center for Human Values, Earhart Foundation, and the Center for Hellenic Studies, among others. Prof. Weiss is the author of books on Plato's Crito (Oxford 1998), Plato's Meno (Oxford 2001), the Socratic Paradox (Chicago 2006), and most recently, Philosophers in the Republic: Plato's Two Paradigms (Cornell 2012), along with numerous articles and presentations on the Hebrew Bible, Maimonides, and other medieval Jewish thinkers.
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