Robert Gibbs - professeur
Robert Gibbs is Inaugural Director of the Jackman Humanities Institute and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. His current work is located on the borderlines of Philosophy and Religion, with a comparative and historical focus on Law and Ethics. He has worked on Ethics in relation to the modern Jewish philosophical tradition and has numerous publications in this and in related fields in continental philosophy, including two books, Correlations in Rosenzweig and Levinas and Why Ethics? Signs of Responsibilities. He has taught in the Philosophy departments at the University of Toronto and St. Louis University, and in the Religion Departments at Princeton University and (affiliated) at the University of Toronto. He is cross-appointed to the University of Toronto departments of French, German, Religion, and the Centre for Jewish Studies.He has had research grants for projects on Messianic Epistemology, and the Rule of Law, and his current research grant supports a project on Reason and Authority: Islamic and Jewish Legal Reasoning. This inter-disciplinary work has led to collaboration with various other humanities departments, as well as with the Faculty of Law. He is Vice President of the International Rosenzweig Society, and serves on various academic advisory boards and journal editorial boards. He is a member of the Advisory Board of CHCI (Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes), a member of the Humanities Initiative Steering Committee for CIFAR (Canadian Institute for Advanced Research), and is engaged in the Scholarly Communication Institute (SCI) program for partnerships of CHCI with centerNet.During the period of January -- June 2011, Professor Gibbs will be Polonsky Research Visiting Fellow with the Cambridge Interfaith Programme, University of Cambridge. (Mise à jour: juillet 2010)
Martin Kavka - associate Professor of Religion at Florida State University
Martin Kavka teaches Jewish studies and philosophy of religion at Florida State University. He is the author of Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy (Cambridge University Press), which was awarded the Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in Philosophy and Jewish Thought by the Association for Jewish Studies in 2008. (Mise à jour: juillet 2010)
Jean-François Rey - philosophe
Jean-François Rey est professeur agrégé de philosophie à l'IUFM de Lille.
Ari Simhon - agrégé et docteur en Philosophie
Ari Simhon, agrégé et docteur en Philosophie, est membre du CAPA – Centre Atlantique de Philosophie Allemande – dirigé par J.-M. Lardic.Il enseigne à l’Université de Rouen.A publié (notamment) :La Préface de la Phénoménologie de l’esprit de Hegel (Bruxelles, Ousia, Paris, diff. Vrin, 2003, 344 pages) ;Hegel, Qui pense abstrait?, suivi d’une notice et d’un essai intitulé « Hegel sans secret » (Paris, Hermann, 2006, 180 pages) ;Hegel, La vie de Jésus, précédé de Fragments et dissertations de Stuttgart et de Tübingen (Dir.) (Paris, Vrin, 2009).Levinas critique de Hegel, précédé de « Le sublime hégélien » (Bruxelles, Ousia, Paris, diff. Vrin, 2007, 250 pages) ;Levinas, phénoménologie, éthique, esthétique, herméneutique (co-dir. avec Philippe Fontaine),Argenteuil, Le Cercle Herméneutique, Paris, diff. Vrin, 252 pages, 2007) ;Compte-rendu du livre de Jean-Michel Salanskis, Levinas vivant, Paris, Les Belles Lettres, 2006, 228 pages. Format PDF.Étude critique : Du dépit : l’antihégélianisme de Rudolf Haym, À propos de Hegel und seine Zeit (1857) (Mise à jour: juillet 2010)
Eliott Wolfson - professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University
Eliot R. Wolfson is the Abraham Lieberman Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University.His main area of scholarly research is the history of Jewish mysticism but he has brought to bear on that field training in philosophy, literary criticism, feminist theory, postmodern hermeneutics, Eastern mystical traditions, and the phenomenology of religion. His publications have won prestigious awards awards such as the American Academy of Religion's Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in the Category of Historical Studies in 1995 and the National Jewish Book Award for Excellence in Scholarship in 1995 and 2006. He has also published two volumes of poetry and has had a gallery show of his paintings.Additionally, Wolfson has been the recipient of several academic honors and awards: he served as the Regenstein Visiting Professor in Jewish Studies in the Divinity School, University of Chicago (1992); Visiting Professor in the Russian State University in the Humanities (1995); a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey (1996); the Shoshana Shier Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Toronto (1998); a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Hebrew University (2000, 2008–2009); the Crown-Minnow Visiting Professor of Theology and Jewish Studies, University of Notre Dame (2002); Brownstone Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies, Dartmouth College (2003); Visiting Professor in the Humanities Center, Johns Hopkins University (2005); Professor of Jewish Mysticism in Shandong University, Jinan, China (2005); and the Lynette S. Autrey Visiting Professor, Humanities Research Center, Rice University (2007). He has also taught at Cornell University, Queens College, Princeton University, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Hebrew Union College, Bard College, and Columbia University. Wolfson is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Jewish Research.Wolfson earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in philosophy at Queens College of the City University of New York, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University, where he trained under the supervision of Alexander Altmann.