Sightings Articles

Friedrich Nietzsche | Judaism | University of Chicago

On Academic Time

Addressing new students at the Divinity School during orientation this year, Dean David Nirenberg talked about the university as a place in which it is possible, even necessary, to live in a different kind of time. Academe is fueled by the exploratio...

October 4, 2018

Charles Darwin | Karl Marx | Friedrich Nietzsche | Sigmund Freud

Freud and Other “God-Killers” Are Here to Stay

Darwin-Marx-Nietzsche-Freud—dubbable, and sometimes dubbed, “the four bearded god-killers”*—who framed now-classic, career-long attacks on God and gods and religion and religions, enjoy and suffer successions of varying critical fates. We will save N...

October 2, 2017