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Abigail  Doukahan

Abigail Doukahan

Department Of Philosophy
Office Location: Powdermaker Hall, Room-350W
Phone: 718-997-5279
Email: doukhana@yahoo.com

She is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and holds the Pearl and Nathan Halegua Family Professorship in Ethics and Tolerance, supported by the Pearl and Nathan Halegua FamilyFoundation. She came to Queens College in fall 2010 to teach courses in ethics, contemporary continental philosophy, and Jewish philosophy. Prior to her current appointment, Dr. Doukhan was Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Elon University in North Carolina, where she taught courses in contemporary French philosophy and contemporary ethics. This past year Prof. Doukhan presented a number of papers: “Beyond Haverut: Towards an Inter-faith Hermeneutics,” at the Emmanuel Levinas, Biblical Exegesis, and Literature Conference at Boston College, March 2012, as well as “The Other of Revelation: On Maimonides’ Hermeneutics” at the Association of Jewish Studies Conference in Chicago, December 16–18, 2012. Her book, Emmanuel Levinas: A Philosophy of Exile, was published by Bloomsbury in October 2012. In addition she published “Emmanuel Levinas’ Epistemology: From Justification to Justice,” Philosophy Today (Spring 2013) and “Beyond Haverut: A Levinasian View on Interfaith Hermeneutics,” Levinas Studies (Fall 2013).
 
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