Willi Goetschel

Professor, Department of Philosophy
Professor, Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures
Affiliated Faculty, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies
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Willi Goetschel’s research explores Jewish thought, German Enlightenment and idealism, critical theory, and social and political theory.

Select publications

  • Heine and Critical Theory (2019)
  • Spinoza’s Modernity: Mendelssohn, Lessing, and Heine (2004)
  • Constituting Critique: Kant’s Writing as Critical Praxis (1994)
  • Editor: Collected works of Hermann Levin Goldschmidt (1992-)