Richard Eldridge

Richard Eldridge is Charles and Harriett Cox McDowell Professor of Philosophy at Swarthmore College (USA). He has held visiting appointments at the universities of Sydney, Brooklyn, Freiburg, Erfurt, Bremen, Stanford, and Essex. He is the author of seven books and over one hundred articles in Romanticism, the philosophy of language, the philosophy of art (especially literature, music, and film), and German Idealism, including, most recently, Werner Herzog: Philosophical Filmmaker (Bloomsbury, 2019) and Images of History: Kant, Benjamin, Freedom, and the Human Subject (Oxford, 2016), and Literature, Life, and Modernity (Columbia, 2008). He is the general series editor of Oxford Studies in Philosophy and Literature.