Mr. Micha Danziger
Micha Danziger is a Ph.D. candidate at the History Department of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He received the President of State Scholarship for Excellence and Scientific Innovation in 2022 and is a research fellow for the Richard Koebner Minerva Center for German History.
His research focuses on the philosophical crisis that occurred in reaction to Nazism and the Shoah. The focuses on the philosophical writings, lectures and debates that were published and recorded during or immediately after WWII, exploring and explaining the intellectual “stimmung” of the postwar period. The object of this research is to shed light on the specific event of Nazism and the Shoah, where philosophers were trying to engage historical events which imbedded in them a metaphysical, ethical and epistemological rupture. It also expands on the intellectual and conceptual history of crisis.