Department of Philosophy
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ANDREAS TEUBER (Ph.D. Harvard), Associate
Professor of Philosophy, came to Brandeis in 1985 from the
University of Washington in
Seattle. He has
been a Fulbright Fellow, a National Endowment for the Humanities
Fellow, and a Fellow
at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. He is also a
recipient of a Woodrow
Wilson Fellowship and Harvard Graduate Prize Fellowship as well as
the recipient of two
Brandeis teaching awards: the Michael Laban Walzer Award for
Excellence in Teaching and
the Kermit H. Perlmutter Fellowship Award for Teaching Excellence.
He received his B.A. from Harvard University, went on to Oxford where he studied with the late Paul Grice and then, after two years at Oxford, came back to do graduate work at Harvard University where he worked with John Rawls and Robert Nozick, under whose supervison he wrote his Ph.D dissertation.
He is the contributor to two books: AMERICAN JOURNEY: The Times of Robert Kennedy, edited by Jean Stein and George Plimpton and RISK: Public Health and Risk Assessment, edited by Edward J. Burger and the author of a number of articles in philosophy, politics and law, among them, "Justifying Risk" which appeared in DAEDALUS: THE JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, "The Relevant Reasons for Distributing Health Care" which appeared in the THE SOUTHERN JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY, "Simone Weil: Equality as Compassion" (Brandeis Access Only) which appeared in PHILOSOPHY AND PHENOMENOLOGICAL RESEARCH, "Kant's Respect for Persons" which appeared in POLITICAL THEORY, and an essay on the Founder's understanding of their own original intent in drafting the U.S. Constitution, called "Absent Framers," which was published in THE LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. In addition to teaching at Brandeis and the University of Washington, he has taught at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology and been a Visiting Fellow at both Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and its Center for Literary and Cultural Studies.
His courses at Brandeis include Human Rights, Democracy and Disobedience, and Philosophy of Law as well as courses on politics and markets, Philosophy and Public Policy , and in aesthetics, Painting Photography and Film. He also teaches a University Studies Seminar: USEM 27b: Coming Into One's Own.
His outside interests include his love of theatre and his work in theatrical production. He is the Artistic Director of The Cambridge Theatre Company in residence at the Hasty Pudding in Harvard Square and the Founder and Artistic Director (1987-94) of the newly revived Poets' Theatre. See the Boston Globe Profile Online. He is also a member of the Advisory Committee for Literary Lights at the Boston Public Library and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Century Center in New York.
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