Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science
BA, University of Toronto,
MA, York University,
MPhil, Graduate Center of the City University of New York ,
PhD, Graduate Center of the City University of New York ,
Jamie Aroosi has research and teaching interests in political thought and American politics. His primary interest lies in 19th century, 20th century, and contemporary political thought. He has published numerous articles and book chapters, exploring questions of freedom, identity, inequality, democracy, and religion. Most recently, he has authored a book manuscript entitled, "The Dialectical Self: Søren Kierkegaard, Karl Marx, and the Praxis of Freedom," which is the first comprehensive comparison and synthesis of G. W. F. Hegel’s two most important critics and appropriators. He also maintains an interest in Constitutional Law, with a focus on question of Civil Liberties and Civil Rights.
“Searching for a Secular God: A Prolegomena to a Political Theory of Love,” in Kierkegaard and Political Theology, eds. Roberto Sirvent and Silas Morgan, Pickwick Publications, (forthcoming 2017). “The Causes of Bourgeois Culture: Kierkegaard’s Relation to Marx Considered,” Philosophy and Social Criticism, January, 2016, vol. 42, no. 1, 71-92. “Illuminating Marshall Berman: Times Square and the Democratization of Light,” in Adventures in Modernism: Thinking with Marshall Berman, ed. Jennifer Corby, Urban Research Series, Terraform Publications, 2016, 42-51. “Freedom and the Temporality of Despair,” Kierkegaard Studies Yearbook, Vol. 19, ed. 1. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, June, 2014, 217-230.
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