Richard Rorty: An Intellectual Memoir

By Crispin Sartwell Richard Rorty, who died in 2007, was often called the most famous philosopher of the late-20th century writing in English. That’s not necessarily impressive to the world at large, as most English-speaking people of the late-20th century probably couldn’t have named a single contemporary philosopher. But within academia, he was as famous […]

2016 Summer School in Comparative Conflict Studies

This course explored the processes of how political and ethnic conflict can become “religious”, on the one hand, and how religion can itself generate conflict, on the other. During the course, students learned about the nature of conflict in general and specifically about religious conflict. The course inquired into various interactions between religious and ethno-national […]