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United States, 1952
professor of law and humanities at Yale

Paul W. Kahn

Paul W. Kahn is a philosopher, jurist and cultural scholar. He worked as a lawyer and has been Professor of Law and the Humanities at Yale since 1985. At that university, he is director of the Orville H. Schell Jr. Center for International Human Rights. Kahn published, among other works, Law and Love: The Trials of King Lear (2000) and Political Theology: Four New Chapters on the Concept of Sovereignty (2011).

Published in

Journal Nexus

Nexus 67

School der beschaving
Journal Nexus

Nexus 55

Hoop en vertroosting
Journal Nexus

Nexus 50

Europees humanisme in fragmenten. Grammatica van een ongesproken taal
Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 29

De queeste van het leven Deel I. Liefde en dood

Speaker at


Nexus Conference 2008

Identity Please!

14 June 2008 09.30 - 18.00 Passenger Terminal, Amsterdam


Part I. Love and Death

The Quest for Life

4 February 2001 9.30 - 20.00 Tilburg University