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Richard Eldridge is Charles and Harriett Cox McDowell Professor of Philosophy at Swarthmore College. He is the author of numerous books, of which the most recent are Images of History: Kant, Benjamin, Freedom, and the Human Subject (Oxford University Press, 2016) and Literature, Life, and Modernity (Columbia University Press, 2008). He has also edited several collections of essays, including (with Bernard Rhie) Stanley Cavell and Literary Studies: Consequences of Skepticism (Continuum, 2011) and The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Literature (Oxford University Press, 2009). Among his recent articles are “Texts of Recovery: Post-Hegelian Reflections on the Work of Romantic Lyric,” in Transgressive Romanticism, ed. Larry H. Peer (Cambridge Scholars, 2018), “Philosophy, Literature, Death, and Wisdom: On Philip Kitcher’s Deaths in Venice,” Teorema (2016), and “Poetry and Emphatic Truth: Walter Benjamin’s Reading of Hölderlin,” Análisis: Revista de investigación filosófica (2015).
Richard Eldridge, “Conceptual Analysis, Practical Commitment, and Ordinary Language,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 39:2 (2019), pp. 341-63.