Susan Neiman is Director of the Einstein Forum. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Neiman studied philosophy at Harvard and the Freie Universität Berlin, and taught philosophy at Yale and Tel Aviv University. She is the author of Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin, The Unity of Reason: Rereading Kant, Evil in Modern Thought and Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-up Idealists in 2008.
Moral Clarity: a guide for grown-up idealists (Bodley Head, 2009)
Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy (Princeton, 2004)
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