Law and Violence: The Fate of The Law

The Program in Critical Theory presents a seminar with Professor Christoph Menke on his essay “The Fate of the Law” from Law and Violence (2013).

Christoph Menke is Professor of Practical Philosophy at Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main. From 1999 to 2009 he taught at the University of Potsdam and from 1997 to 1999 at the New School for Social Research, New York. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the magazines Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, Philosophy and Social Criticism, and Polar. His publications include The Sovereignty of Art: Aesthetic Negativity after Adorno and Derrida (1998), Reflections of Equality (2006), Tragic Play: Irony and Theater from Sophocles to Beckett (2009), and Force: A Fundamental Concept of Aesthetic Anthropology (2012).