MRST Lecture Series starts today!

Join us today at 4:30 pm in the Trible Library Room 170 to hear CNU’s own Dr. Eric Silverman on “Courtly Love and the Virtuous Hero inĀ Game of Thrones”

thrones coverQ&A and a book signing to follow!


Dr. Eric Silverman is associate professor of Philosophy and Religion at Christopher Newport University, and a research fellow at Biola University. He specializes in contemporary ethics and medieval philosophy, and regularly teaches courses in ancient and medieval philosophy, modern philosophy, critical thinking/logic, philosophy of religion and the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas. He published his first book, The Prudence of Love: How Possessing the Virtue of Love Benefits the Lover, in 2010.

Silverman has been awarded a grant from the Immortality Project at the University of California at Riverside (underwritten by the John Templeton Foundation), to fund the Paradise Project manuscript and conference on philosophical issues and the concept of heaven. He holds a PhD from St. Louis University.

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