Philip Kitcher, with Jan-Christoph Heilinger, Rahel Jaeggi, Susan Neiman, and edited by Amia Srinivasan
Philip Kitcher, John Dewey Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Columbia University, with Jan-Christoph Heilinger, Researcher and lecturer in philosophy, RWTH Aachen University, Rahel Jaeggi, Professor of Practical Philosophy, Center for Humanities and Social Change Berlin at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Susan Neiman, Director, Einstein Forum, and edited by Amia Srinivasan, Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory, All Souls College, Oxford
Philip Kitcher is the John Dewey Professor of Philosophy emeritus at Columbia University. He has written seventeen previous books, several of which have won awards. He is well-known internationally for his work in many fields of philosophy, including the philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of science, ethics, epistemology, political philosophy, and studies of philosophical themes in literature and music. A previous president of the American Philosophical Association (Pacific Division), he is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Member of the American Philosophical Society. He is an Honorary Fellow of Christ's College Cambridge, and, in 2019, was awarded the Rescher Medal for contributions to systematic philosophy.
Jan-Christoph Heilinger (volume editor) is researcher and lecturer in philosophy at RWTH Aachen University and permanent visiting professor at Ecole Normale Supérieure in Port-au-Prince. He works in moral and political philosophy with a particular interest in applied ethics.
Rahel Jaeggi is Professor of Practical Philosophy with an emphasis on Social and Political Philosophy and director of the Center for Humanities and Social Change Berlin at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Her research focuses on social philosophy, political philosophy, ethics, philosophical anthropology, social ontology, and critical theory.
Susan Neiman is Director of the Einstein Forum, Potsdam. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Neiman studied philosophy at Harvard and the Freie Universität Berlin, and was professor of philosophy at Yale and Tel Aviv University. Her research focuses on moral and political philosophy and the history of modern philosophy.
Amia Srinivasan is the Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory at All Souls College, Oxford. She writes on epistemology, metaphilosophy, political philosophy and the history and theory of feminism. She is a contributing editor of the London Review of Books.