He has published numerous articles in medieval and modern Jewish thought and is a contributor to the recently published Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy. He is editor of a forthcoming volume of translations of Moses Mendelssohn for the new Brandeis Library of Modern Jewish Thought and his book Faith and Freedom: Moses Mendelssohn’s Theological-Political Thought is due out with Oxford University Press in 2010.
Professor Gottlieb joins the Tikvah Project as the 2010-2011 Research Fellow
Oded Schechter's work focuses on early modern and modern philosophy, late interpretations of the Talmud, Modern Jewish philosophy, and Modern Jewish Political Thought. His former and current work, and his manuscripts include: The Philosophy of Salomon Maimon, The Genealogy of Hebrew as a Political-Ontological Struggle, Spinoza’s Ontology and Political Thought. He is currently focusing on Critique of Secularism, and the Core of the Absolute after Auschwitz.
Oded Schechter’s education includes years of studies in Ultra-Orthodox Yeshivas in Bnei-Brak and Jerusalem. He studied philosophy towards his MA degree at the interdisciplinary program for excellent students and Cohn Institute for History and Philosophy of Sciences and Ideas at Tel Aviv University, and toward his PhD at the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, where he worked on Spinoza philosophy. Oded was a postdoc EMUE fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. Among his teaching positions, he served as an assistant professor at Potsdam University, and as collegiate assistant professor and Harper & Schmidt fellow at the University of Chicago.
Professor Schechter and Professor Russ-Fishbane continue from 2009-2010 as the Tikvah Project 2010-2011 Post-Doctoral Fellows