Great New Books in the Humanities: The Subject of Freedom: Kant, Levinas

Event Description:

Is freedom our most essential belonging, the intimate source of self-mastery, an inalienable right? Or is it something other that challenges our notion of autonomy? Join us for a conversation on the otherness of freedom in honor of Gabriela Basterra’s new book, The Subject of Freedom: Kant, Levinas.

Gabriela Basterra, Associate Professor of Comparative and Spanish Literature, New York University


Claudia Brodsky, Professor of Comparative Literature, Princeton University

Mikhail Iampolski, Professor of Comparative Literature, Russian & Slavic Studies, New York University


Ulrich Baer, Professor of German, Comparative Literature, English, Vice Provost for Faculty, Arts, Humanities, & Diversity New York University

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