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Philosophy educator

Richard Mark Shusterman, American, Israeli Philosophy educator. Recipient Research award Israeli National Lottery Foundation, 1975; grantee National Endowment for Humanities,1988, American Council Learned Socs., 1988; fellow National Endowment for Humanities, 1990.

Background

Shusterman, Richard Mark was born on December 3, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Murray H. and Judith Carol (Weiner) Shusterman.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Hebrew U., Jerusalem, 1972; Master of Arts magna cum laude, Hebrew U., Jerusalem, 1974; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford, 1979.

Career

Lecturer, Ben-Gurion U., Beer-Sheera, Israel, 1980-1982; senior lecturer, Ben-Gurion U., Beer-Shera, Israel, 1983-1987; lecturer, Bezalel Academy of Art, Jerusalem, 1980-1981; lecturer, Hebrew U., Jerusalem, 1981-1983; associate professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1985-1992; professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, since 1992; chair department, Temple University, Philadelphia, since 1998. Visiting fellow St. John's College University of Oxford, England, 1984-1985. Visiting professor College International de Philosophie, Paris, 1990-1992, program director, since 1995.

Visiting professor New School Social Research, New York City, 1993. Director d'Etudes associés Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris, 1990. Fulbright professor, Berlin, 1995-1996.

Works

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association (advisor to program committee 1989-1992), American Society for Aesthetics (steering committee 1989-1992), British Society Aesthetics, Greater Phils. Philosophy Consortium (associate director since 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, hiking, running, T'ai Chi.

Connections

Married Rivka Nahmani, August 16,1970 (divorced October 1987). Children: Damon, Aelia, Eden.

father:
Murray H. Shusterman

mother:
Judith Carol (Weiner) Shusterman

spouse:
Rivka Nahmani

children:
Damon Shusterman

Aelia Shusterman

Eden Shusterman