JTS Book Talk: Author Alon Segev

Date: May 18, 2016 - May 18, 2016

Time: 7:30 pm

Sponsor: The Library

Location: JTS

Category: Book Talks Library Events

Engage in lively discourse with Alon Segev about his book, Thinking and Killing—Philosophical Discourse in the Shadow of the Third Reich, which deals with the contribution of eight German thinkers to the discussion about the Holocaust and the Final Solution. The book was selected by Knowledge Unlatched to be in their pilot package of 28 academic books that appeared in 2013.

Dr. David Kraemer, Joseph J. and Dora Abbell Librarian and professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, JTS, will serve as moderator.


  • Admission to the “Thinking and Killing—Philosophical Discourse in the Shadow of the Third ReichBook Talk is free, but reservations are required.
  • For additional information and to reserve your seat, RSVP to heguzman@jtsa.edu.

About the Author

Dr Alon Segev has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Fordham University, and the University of Illinois at Springfield, and he currently teaches at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Segev has given talks on a range of issues in intellectual history, Jewish studies, and philosophy. He is currently working on a book that deals with modern readings of Descartes.

This event is sponsored by The JTS Library.