Professor of Philosophy & Interfaith Chair • Department of Philosophy & Center for Judaic Studies • University of Denver
Social Media is Turning us into Suffering Cyborgs: On the Problem of Scale in a Time of Strangers
It is no secret that in this era of infinite online connections, many of us are feeling lonelier than ever. Separate from COVID (which ob...
Oct 18, 2020 / Read More
From “Cat Bask” to “Man on Wire” Politics: On the Paradox of Memory (with Rushkoff, Nietzsche, and…
Too much memory can be a bad thing. It is in this spirit that Douglas Rushkoff writes of the societal danger of digital media as a proble...
Oct 07, 2020 / Read More
Did you hear the one about Hitler? (Twitter in the Times of #StandBy)
Last night I finally joined Twitter. For better and mostly for worse, it took place right during the first 2020 presidential “debate” (ar...
Sep 30, 2020 / Read More
Hate & Protect
In a “Politics of Responsibility” you have to protect people whose ideas you hate…
A project in progress on phenomenologies of pardon and pause; read more about current Levinasian projects.
Roles include Interfaith Chair & Team Leader for DU’s Religious Inclusivity initiative and instigator of the “Interfaith Your Calendar” project!
Ibn Gabirol book
Read about Ibn Gabirol’s Theology of Desire (Cambridge 2013)
[some light numerological bibliomancy]
Some narrated explorations of cosmo-ontology in a Greco-Judeo-Islamic key.
Some recent, current, and forthcoming work.
Social Action Site
DU’s Holocaust Memorial Social Action Site aims to foster inclusivity & equity.
Interview on History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps
Episode 156 on Jewish Neoplatonism (30 mins, audio, 2013)
Interview on Colorado Public Radio
Discussion of “Hate & Protect” Project (13 mins, audio, 2018)
Blog post for Cambridge U Press
On why Neoplatonic cosmo-ontology is not “invisible topography” or a search for “invisible Kansases” (2013)
Interview on Ibn Gabirol book
On the New Books in Philosophy podcast (1 hr, 14 min, audio, 2014)
Featured in AAC&U Cover Story on Interfaith in Higher Ed
On Stage at Buntport Theater
[Repeat offender in the Great Debate, The Narrators, and other comedic formats!]
Mellon, IFYC, AACU, CIC Grantee
Interfaith Chair and Team Leader for Religious Inclusivity project @ DU with multiple recent interfaith grants.