// SIS // Philosophy and Literature
Director of Theory and Cultural Studies
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Theory and Cultural Studies
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.