Bergman, Samuel Hugo (1883–1975)
Born December 25, 1883, at Prague, Czechoslovakia, he received
his Ph.D. from German University, Prague, 1905. He
was librarian of the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem,
1920–35, and professor of philosophy, rector, and
dean of the humanities faculty at Hebrew University, Israel, beginning
1935. Bergman has written on philosophical subjects,
with a special interest in parapsychology in relation to philosophy.
He served on the committee of the Parapsychological
Study Group, Israel. His writings include Experimente über Telepathie
(Experiments in Telepathy) (1911). Hebrew University
bestowed an honorary Ph.D. on Bergman in 1959.