Dr. Paul Mendes-Flohr
Division: Graduate Studies, Undergraduate Studies
Program: Jewish Studies (Graduate), Jewish Studies (Undergraduate)
Professor Paul Mendes-Flohr's major research interests include modern Jewish intellectual history, modern Jewish philosophy and religious thought, philosophy of religion, German intellectual history, and the history and sociology of intellectuals. Together with Peter Schäfer and Berd Witte, he serves as editor-in-chief of the twenty-two volume German edition of the collected works of Martin Buber, sponsored by the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, and the Heinrich Heine Universitat, Dusseldorf. He has recently published, in Hebrew, Progress and its Discontents and (with Jehuda Reinharz) The Jew in the Modern: A Documentary History. He is the editor of a series on German-Jewish literature and Cultural History for the University of Chicago Press.