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 is just out from Penn. He is @benwurgaft on Twitter.
Philosophy and the Gods of the City: Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft’s “Thinking in Public”
What good does the intellectual do in public?...