Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft

Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft lives in Oakland, and currently works at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he writes about laboratory-grown meat and the futures of food. A native of Cambridge, Massachusetts, he studied at Swarthmore College and did his graduate work in European intellectual history at Berkeley. In addition to his scholarly work, he regularly writes on contemporary food culture. His book Thinking in Public: Strauss, Levinas, Arendt will be out from Penn in January 2016. He is @benwurgaft on Twitter.


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Three Contemporary Spinozas

A Spinozist politics? Mathematics? Posthumanism? Baruch (Benedict de) Spinoza is, as Hasana Sharp points out, a "philosopher of many posthumous births."...


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Robert Howse’s bold and admirable new study seeks to rehabilitate Strauss, who has been repeatedly (and posthumously) identified as the origin point of a neoconservative conspiracy....

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