CLAIRE KATZ | Professor
Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Memphis, 1999
Research Interests: Contemporary French Philosophy, Feminist Theory, Modern Jewish Thought, Philosophy of Education, and Philosophy of Religion
Current Course Schedule
Office Hours: by appointment
Claire Katz works on contemporary continental philosophy, feminist theory, philosophy of education, ethics, philosophy of religion, and modern Jewish thought. Her work focuses on the intersection of philosophy and religion, with specific interests in contemporary French philosophy and French feminist theory. She is the author of Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine: The Silent Footsteps of Rebecca (Indiana 2003), Levinas and the Crisis of Humanism (Indiana, 2013), and An Introduction to Modern Jewish Philosophy (I.B.Tauris, 2014). She is the editor of Emmanuel Levinas: Critical Assessments vol. 1-4 (Routledge, 2005). She regularly teaches courses in Feminist Theory, Gender and Religion, Philosophy of Education, and Existentialism. She has written extensively on feminist theory, philosophy of religion, philosophy of education, and Emmanuel Levinas's ethical project. Her current book project interrogates the intersection of gender and forgiveness.