Peter D Fenves

  • 76 Citations
1985 …2019
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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Johns Hopkins University

… → 1989

BA, Wesleyan University

… → 1982

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Immanuel Kant Arts & Humanities
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Arts & Humanities
Friedrich Nietzsche Arts & Humanities
Confluence Arts & Humanities
Philosophy of History Arts & Humanities
Aesthetics Arts & Humanities
Martin Heidegger Arts & Humanities
China Arts & Humanities

Grants 2013 2019

Cultural Studies
Media Studies
Literary Studies
German Culture
German Literature

Max Kade Visiting Professor

Fenves, P. D.

Max Kade Foundation, Inc.


Project: Research project


Research Output 1985 2018

Benjamin, studying, China: Toward a universal "Universism"

Fenves, P. D., Feb 1 2018, In : Positions. 26, 1, p. 35-57 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Experiments in cultural connectivity: Early twentieth-century German-Jewish thought meets the Daodejing

Fenves, P. D., Jan 1 2018, Tensions in World Literature: Between the Local and the Universal. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 239-251 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Jewish Thought
Tower of Babel

Aura und Irrtum: Das Problem der Popularisierung von Benjamin bis Heidegger

Fenves, P. D. & Brandes, P. (Translator), 2017, Aura und Experiment: Naturwissenschaft und Technik bei Walter Benjamin. Verlag Turia + Kant, p. 61-77 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Walter Benjamin entre filósofos

Fenves, P. D., Quinteros, F. (Translator) & Sabrovsky, E. (Translator), 2017, Editorial Palinodia.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Benjamin, Einstein, nietzsche: Some remarks on the conclusion to the republic of the living

Fenves, P., Jan 1 2016, In : Philosophy Today. 60, 2, p. 537-543 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Popular Science
Albert Einstein
Friedrich Nietzsche