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Dr. Kenneth hart Green

Kenneth Green teaches Jewish Studies in the Department for the Study of Religion and the Centre for Jewish Studies at the University of Toronto. He received his Ph.D. in the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis University. His main area of interest is in Jewish thought and philosophy, both medieval and modern.

He has published books and articles which explore the thought of Judah Halevi, Moses Maimonides, Benedict Spinoza, Moses Mendelssohn, Franz Rosenzweig, Leo Strauss, Gershom Scholem, and Emil Fackenheim. His is currently working on a book on Fackenheim’s post-Holocaust thought, and he hopes to eventually write a book examining the biblical Moses. Two books are forthcoming in 2013--Leo Strauss, On Maimonides: The Complete Writings, and Leo Strauss and the Rediscovery of Maimonides, both with the University of Chicago Press. In recent years he has been invited to lecture at various universities, among them the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the University of Chicago, and Emory University.