Professor of Comparative Philosophy
Professor Berger teaches and conducts research in the areas of Early and Medieval Chinese and Indian philosophical traditions, 19th Century German philosophy and cross-cultural philosophical hermeneutics.
After many years working in the fields of Indian-Continental cross-cultural thought and longstanding debates between Brāhmiṇical-Buddhist debates in classical India, Professor Berger is concentrating in his current research on early Chinese thought and cross-cultural dialogue between Chinese and Indian traditions.
2000: Post-doctoral Research, Philosophy, Tübingen University, Germany
2000: Ph.D. with Distinction, Religious Studies, Temple University, Philadelphia
1996: M.A., magna cum laude, Religious Studies, Temple University, Philadelphia
1993: B.A., Philosophy and Religion, University of North Dakota
Professor Berger has supervised numerous Ph.D. projects at previous institutions and will be looking for opportunities to do so in Leiden's Comparative Philosophy program.
- Editor, Dimensions of Asian Spirituality Book Series