Dr. Peck and Dr. J.D. Mininger will present their book
Dr. Jason Michael Peck (University of Rochester, U.S.A.)
“The Poetics of Debt: a Genealogy”
Following the lecture and subsequent discussion, Dr. Peck and Dr. J.D. Mininger will present their book German Aesthetics: Fundamental Concepts from Baumgarten to Adorno (2016, Bloomsbury).
Dr. Peck is a scholar of German-Jewish philosophy and comparative literature, formerly a professor in the department of Modern Languages and Literature at the University of Rochester, now a Research Fellow at the Center for Faith and Human Flourishing at LCC International University for 2017-2018. He is co-editor of German Aesthetics: Fundamental Concepts from Baumgarten to Adorno, author of articles on (among other topics) Kantian philosophy, Jewish contributions to German Idealism and early Romanticism, and political theology in the works of Paul Celan and Jacob Taubes. His lecture is drawn from a forthcoming book entitled The Poetics of Debt: Political Theologies From TheMerchant of Venice to the Occupy Movement (Brill).
Friday, Nov. 10, 3:30pm, Room 106, Putvinskio str. 23