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Peter E. Gordon to Present The Disenchantment of the Concept

Thursday, February 23, 2017
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Storrs Campus
Class of '47 room - Babbidge Library

Harvard Professor Peter E. Gordon will present "The Disenchantment of the Concept: From Heine to Adorno" for the Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life's Konover Special Lecture Series. The event is co-sponsored by UConn's German Studies program.

Professor Gordon is a renowned expert in the field of German history and philosophy as well as German-Jewish thought. He is the author of numerous books, including: Rosenzweig and Heidegger: Between Judaism and German Philosophy (2003), which was the recipient of the Salo W. Baron Prize from the Academy for Jewish Research for Best First Book, the Goldstein-Goren Prize for Best Book in Jewish Philosophy, and the Morris D. Forkosch Prize from the Journal of the History of Ideas for Best Book in Intellectual History. He is also the author of Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos (2010), which received the Barzun Prize from the American Philosophical Society.

Contact:

Aaron Rosman, aaron.rosman@uconn.edu, 860-486-2271

Judaic Studies (primary), First Year Programs & Learning Communities, History Department, Literatures, Cultures and Languages, Philosophy Department, UConn Master Calendar

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