Licence es lettres, Maitrise, Doctorat, Universite de Paris-Sorbonne
B.A. Fordham University
Areas of Expertise:
I am a specialist in European philosophy from the 19th century to the present (especially Heidegger and Nietzsche). I am also interested in the thought of Spinoza, Plotinus, Emerson, Meister Eckhart, Taoism, and Vedanta.
Courses I Teach:
- Experiences of Existence
- Senior Seminar
- Experiments in Living Mindfully
I wrote "Proximity in Distance: Levinas and Plotinus," in Levinas and the Ancients (Indiana University Press, 2008). I am currently writing on the non-identifiable aspect of our self and the world.
Doctorat: Highest Honors
Life Off Campus:
I enjoy art exhibitions, writing, exercise and travel. I live in Paris when the College is not in session.