Sofia Berinstein


I studied studio art (earning a B.F.A from Cooper Union in 2008 and an M.S. from MIT’s ACT Program in 2012) prior to studying philosophy at Brandeis, where I received a masters just before joining the Pitt cohort in 2017. As a photographer I was interested in conceptualism, vision and the content of images. In philosophy my primary interest is in perception, particularly how visual experiences relate us to the world. My interest in theory of content bleeds into an interest in several other areas of philosophy: epistemology, philosophy of language, and the history of philosophy, especially early modern and Husserl.