Speaker announced at Round Table Books in Winnetka
Updated: July 23, 2012 3:56PM
WINNETKA — Round Table Books, located at 572 Lincoln Ave. in Winnetka, has announced that Professor Thomas W. Simon will discuss his new book, Ethnic Identity and Minority Protection: Designation, Discrimination, Brutalization, on Sunday, August 19 at 4 p.m..
Simon received his BA in Philosophy from St. Lawrence University (1967); a PhD in Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis (1973); and a JD from the University of Illinois, College of Law (1991).
A philosopher and a lawyer, Simon is currently a Professor of International Law with Johns Hopkins University in one of its graduate programs in China. He previously held appointments at the American University of Sharjah in the U.A.E.; Illinois State University; University of Baltimore; Harvard Law School; and the University of Florida.
He has authored/edited several books including: Language, Mind and Brain (1982); Democracy and Social Injustice (1995); Law and Philosophy (2001); Laws of Genocide (2007); and Dialogue of Civilizations and the Construction of Peace (2009); in addition to dozens of articles for both philosophical and legal journals.
Over the years, Simon has received numerous fellowships, grants, and awards, including two Fulbright Fellowships (Malaysia in 2005-2006 and Slovenia in 1998-1999), a Peace Fellowship from the United States Institute of Peace, and several awards for teaching excellence.
Copies of Simon’s new book will be available for sale, and he will be available for signing.
Refreshments will be served; there is no charge for admission and reservations are appreciated, although not necessary. RSVP at email@example.com.
The store can be contacted at (847) 386-7156.