Philipp Felsch Portrait SW webThe Rutgers German Department's Bob and Charlotte Craig Visiting Professor for Fall 2024 will be Dr. Philipp Felsch.

Philipp Felsch is Professor for Cultural History at the Humboldt University Berlin. As an intellectual historian he is interested in the social life of the ideas that have shaped the postwar period up to our present age. His latest books in English are The Summer of Theory: History of a Rebellion, 1960-1990 (2021 – for a current review see https://www.bostonreview.net/articles/the-summers-of-theory/) and How Nietzsche Came in From the Cold: Tale of a Redemption (2024). In Der Philosoph. Habermas und wir (The Philosopher: Habermas and Us) which came out in German in March 2024 he traces a parallel portrait: of the renowned thinker and of postwar Germany.