Professor of Philosophy Emeritus
State University of New York at Albany
B.A., Yale; Ph.D. in philosophy, Columbia; additional studies at Indiana University and the Hebrew University. Faculty Fellowships from the Hebrew University, ACLS, NEH, U.S. Holocaust Museum, Yad VaShem, Remarque Center (NYU), University of Pennsylvania (Ctr. For Judaic Studies), American Philosophical Association. Membership and offices in APA, MLA, AAJR. Research interests in political philosophy, ethics, aesthetics, literary theory.
Act and Idea in the Nazi Genocide (1990, 2003)
The Anatomy of Philosophical Style (1990)
Holocaust Representation: Art within the Limits of Ethics and History (2000)
Philosophical Witnessing: The Holocaust as Presence (2009)
Primo Levi: The Matter of a Life (2014)
Genocide: The Act as Idea (2017). Et al.