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Neal Grossman

Neil Grossman

Adjunct Faculty
Ph.D., M.A., Indiana University, B.S. MIT

Dr. Neal Grossman has recently retired after 40 years of teaching Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He earned his B.S. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his M.A. and Ph.D. in the History and Philosophy of Science from Indiana University.

Before beginning his teaching career, he served in the Peace Corps. His areas of inquiry are wide ranging, including the philosophy of quantum mechanics Spinoza, Plato, mysticism, and survival research. He is on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Chapter of the International Association for Near-Death Studies and has published the book, Healing the Mind: the Philosophy of Spinoza Adapted for a New Age, as well as numerous articles on questions of consciousness, near-death experiences, life after death, ESP, and related topics.