Martin Woessner

Martin Woessner is associate professor of History & Society at The City College of New York’s Center for Worker Education. He is the author of Heidegger in America (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and is currently writing a book about the philosophical films of Terrence Malick.


Rorty and Social Hope

Part of a LARB forum in which philosophers reflect on the legacy of Richard Rorty....

The Writing of Life

IT WAS A LITTLE OVER A YEAR AGO that I made my first visit to the Harry Ransom Center at the ...

Fail Slow, Fail Hard

Once you start looking for them, Heideggerians are everywhere. Stop hiding from Heidegger....

Plato at the Multiplex

Two new books remind us that the allegory of the cave is still alive and kicking, and that it speaks directly to the current cultural moment....

Peter de Bolla’s Human Rights Edifice

“What de Bolla does not do in The Architecture of Concepts is say very much about the humans who might make use of these “conceptual kinds.” Like a true architect, he seems more interested in the structures being built than in who might build them.”...

Peter de Bolla’s Human Rights Edifice
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