Jean Cahan

Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Director of Judaic Studies Profile Image
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Director of Judaic Studies Philosophy jcahan1@unl.edu (402) 472-2346 505 Oldfather Hall

Representative publications include:

"Spinoza's Theory of Immanence Reconsidered," Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy, Vol. 5 (1995).

"The Lonely Woman of Faith under Late Capitalism: or, Jewish Feminism in Marxist Perspective," in: Hava Tirosh-Samuelson (ed.), Women and Gender in Jewish Philosophy (Indiana University Press, 2004).

"The Jewish Settler Movement and the Concept of Fundamentalism," in: Simon Wood and David Harrington Watt (eds.), Fundamentalism: Perspectives on a Contested History (University of South Carolina Press, 2013).

Cahan, Jean, ed. Water Security in the Middle East: Essays in Scientific and Social Cooperation (London, Anthem Press, forthcoming December 2016).

Dr. Cahan has published on Spinoza, modern Jewish philosophy and Marx. Her research interests include philosophy of religion and philosophy of history.