Paul Kottman Paul A. Kottman is Professor of Comparative Literature at the New School for Social Research, and Eugene Lang College, the New School for Liberal Arts. He is Chair of the Committee on Liberal Studies, and is affiliated with the Philosophy Department. He also co-directs the Institute for Philosophy and the New Humanities. Kottman holds the Abilitazione, Professore Ordinario in Filosofia, Estetica (Professor of Philosophy, Aesthetics) in Italy. He has held Visiting Professorships at the University of Tokyo; the Università degli studi di Verona; Instituto per gli studi filosofici, Naples; Fudan University, Shanghai; and the International Chair in Political Languages, Dipartimento di Politiche Pubbliche e Scelte Colletive (POLIS), Università del Piemonte Orientale, and the Internationales Kolleg Morphomata, Universität zu Köln.
He is the editor of  Square One: First Order Questions in the Humanities
His most recent book is Love as Human Freedom (Stanford University Press, 2017). Available here.
He is the author of Tragic Conditions in Shakespeare (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009) and A Politics of the Scene(Stanford University Press, 2008).
Tragic-01 Scene-01 He has also edited three volumes, Philosophers on Shakespeare (Stanford University Press, 2009), The Insistence of Art: Aesthetic Philosophy after Early Modernity (Fordham University Press, 2017) and The Art of Hegel’s Aesthetics: Hegelian Philosophy and the Perspectives of Art History (Fink, 2017). Some of his other essays and writings are available for download here.