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The Institute for Philosophy and the New Humanities

at The New School New York
 

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The Institute for Philosophy and the New Humanities convenes graduate students and distinguished scholars from The New School, the University of Bonn (Germany), and other institutions for intensive five-day seminars on pressing questions in contemporary philosophy and the humanities. Seminars run during the fall semester, with additional seminar work in the spring. 

Housed within The New School for Social Research (NSSR), the Institute for Philosophy and the New Humanities was established with generous assistance from the Udo Keller Foundation, and through the collaboration of Markus Gabriel, chair for epistemology, modern and contemporary philosophy and director of the International Centre for Philosophy at the University of Bonn; Zed Adams, associate professor of philosophy at NSSR; and Paul Kottman, professor of comparative literature and chair of liberal studies at NSSR.


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Markus Gabriel

Chair for epistemology, modern and contemporary philosophy. Markus is the director of the International Centre for Philosophy at the University of Bonn, and is also running the Center for Science and Thought

Email – philoerk@uni-bonn.de

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Paul Kottman

Paul A. Kottman is a Professor of Comparative Literature at the New School for Social Research in New York City, where he is Chair of the Committee on Liberal Studies, and is affiliated with the Philosophy Department.

Email – kottmanp@newschool.edu

Zed Adams

Zed Adams is Associate professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department at the New School for Social Research.

Email – zed@newschool.edu

 

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