Moishe Postone

  • moishe "morris" postone
    bornapril 17, 1942
    diedmarch 19, 2018(2018-03-19) (aged 75)
    titlethomas e. donnelley professor of the college, history, and the center for jewish studies
    academic background
    alma matergoethe university frankfurt
    thesisthe present as necessity: toward a reinterpretation of the marxian critique of labor and time[1] (1983)
    doctoral advisoriring fetscher, albrecht wellmer[1]
    academic work
    sub-disciplinemodern european intellectual history, social theory, critical theory, 20th century germany[2]
    institutionsthe university of chicago,
    doctoral studentsloïc wacquant,[1] catherine chatterley
    notable workstime, labor and social domination: a reinterpretation of marx's critical theory

    moishe postone (17 april 1942 – 19 march 2018) was a canadian historian, philosopher and political economist. he was professor of history at the university of chicago, where he was part of the committee on jewish studies.

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  • capitalism as a historical specificity
  • modern antisemitism and the destruction of the abstract
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Moishe "Morris" Postone
BornApril 17, 1942
DiedMarch 19, 2018(2018-03-19) (aged 75)
TitleThomas E. Donnelley Professor of the College, History, and the Center for Jewish Studies
Academic background
Alma materGoethe University Frankfurt
ThesisThe Present as Necessity: Toward a Reinterpretation of the Marxian Critique of Labor and Time[1] (1983)
Doctoral advisorIring Fetscher, Albrecht Wellmer[1]
Academic work
Sub-disciplineModern European intellectual history, social theory, critical theory, 20th century Germany[2]
InstitutionsThe University of Chicago,
Doctoral studentsLoïc Wacquant,[1] Catherine Chatterley
Notable worksTime, Labor and Social Domination: A Reinterpretation of Marx's Critical Theory

Moishe Postone (17 April 1942 – 19 March 2018) was a Canadian historian, philosopher and political economist. He was Professor of History at the University of Chicago, where he was part of the Committee on Jewish Studies.