Professor Michael Morgan
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 Undergraduate Student Summer Seminar
Michael Morgan (Indiana University) is Emeritus Chancellor’s Professor of Philosophy and Jewish Studies at Indiana University (Bloomington). He was the Horace W. Goldsmith Visiting Professor of Judaic Studies at Yale University in Fall 2009 and Fall 2012 and was also the Shier Distinguished Visiting Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto in Fall of 2010 and the Senator Jerahmiel S. and Carole S. Grafstein Visiting Chair in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Toronto in Spring 2012 and 2013. He taught at Northwestern University in 2010 and Princeton University in 2011. Next fall he will be visiting at Stanford University. His most recent books include The Cambridge Introduction to Emmanuel Levinas (Cambridge, 2011), Discovering Levinas (Cambridge, 2007), The Cambridge Companion to Modern Jewish Philosophy (Cambridge, 2007), which he edited with Peter Eli Gordon, and On Shame (Routledge, 2008). He has recently completed several essays commissioned for volumes: “Mercy, Repentance, and Forgiveness in Ancient Judaism” and “Agencies of Redemption,” which appeared in 2012, and “Spinoza’s Afterlife in Judaism and the Task of Modern Jewish Philosophy,” which is forthcoming. He is currently working on Modern Jewish Philosophy, with Paul Franks, for Cambridge University Press and a book on contemporary Jewish philosophy, tentatively entitled Judaism and Moral Normativity in an Age of Naturalism: Jewish Philosophy after the Twentieth Century. His book Fackenheim's Jewish Philosophy: An Introduction will be published this fall by the University of Toronto Press.