Arkady Plotnitsky

Arkady Plotnitsky

Distinguished Professor // English

Distinguished Professor // SIS // Philosophy and Literature

Distinguished Professor // SIS

Director of Theory and Cultural Studies

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania


Office Information

Office: HEAV 431
Office Phone: (765) 494-3585


Theory and Cultural Studies

Research Areas:
Critical and cultural theory, British and European romanticism; continental philosophy; modernism and postmodernism; relations among literature, philosophy, and science


Arkady Plotnitsky is the author 8 books, edited or coedited 7 volumes of essays and journal issues, and published over 150 articles on continental philosophy, Romanticism, modernism and postmodernism, the philosophy of mathematics and science, and the relationships among philosophy, mathematics, and science. His latest book is The Principles of Quantum Theory, from Planck’s Quantum to the Higgs Boson: The Nature of Quantum Reality and the Spirit of Copenhagen. He is currently at work on two books, one on Romanticism, science, and probability; and the other on Riemann’s mathematics and Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy.

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