Robert Wexelblatt

Professor of Humanities, College of General Studies

Teaching courses as broad as the humanities sequences at the College not only requires Professor Wexelblatt to speak on a wide variety of subjects but also to write about them. He has been interested in literature, music, film, painting, and philosophy since youth.

Professor Wexelblatt has published formal essays on American and Continental literature, philosophy and pedagogy, as well as various informal essays. He is also the author of twelve books. He is interested in and has written about cultural figures from Scott Fitzgerald to Thomas Hobbes, Socrates to Bertolt Brecht, Albert Camus to Anton Chekhov, G. B. Shaw to Mary Shelley, Søren Kierkegaard to Gustave Flaubert.