Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft

Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft is a writer and historian, currently completing a book about laboratory-grown meat and the history of the future of food. His books include Thinking in Public: Strauss, Levinas, Arendt and Jews at Williams: Inclusion, Exclusion and Class at a New England Liberal Arts College


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On Reading Jonathan Gold

Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft remembers Jonathan Gold, who helped him fall in love with Los Angeles....


Three Contemporary Spinozas

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


Friends of Leo

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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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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