In Fall 2001, the first Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities, Professor Peter Dews, will be on campus. Professor Dews is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Essex, UK. He is the author of The Limits of Disenchantment: Essays on Contemporary European Philosophy (1995) and Logics of Disintegration: Post-Structuralist Thought and the Claims of Critical Theory (1987), and has edited several others, including Habermas: A Critical Reader (1999) and (in collaboration with Simon Critchley) Deconstructive Subjectivities (1997). His work at Grinnell will explore the question of "Modernity and the Problem of Evil."
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