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HENT DE VRIES

Hent de Vries holds the Chair of Metaphysics and its History in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam and is Director of the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA). He received his PhD in Religious Studies at the University of Leiden and has taught at The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and at Loyola University Chicago, before taking up his present position. He was a 1997/98 Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions as well as a Visiting Scholar at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, both at Harvard University. He is the author of a comparative study of the work of Theodor W. Adorno and Emmanuel Levinas, entitled Theologie im pianissimo, which is forthcoming in an
English translation from Johns Hopkins University Press. He is the co-editor, with Professor Samuel Weber (UCLA), of the book Violence, Identity and Self-Determination (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997), and the co-editor with Mieke Bal, of a new international bookseries for Stanford University Press under the title Cultural Memory in the Present. His booklength study Philosophy and the Turn to Religion is published by the Johns Hopkins University Press in 1999. Its sequel, entitled Horror Religiosus. Philosophy, Violence, Testimony, will also be published by Johns Hopkins UP in the Spring of 2000. With Samuel Weber, he is currently co-editing a volume on Religion and Media, to be published by Stanford University Press in the Fall of 2000.

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