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Gibbs, Robert
Department of Philosophy
170 St George Street
Toronto, ON  M5R 2M8
  • Jewish thought
  • German idealism
  • French postmodern literary theory
  • Social theory
  • Existentialism
  • Pragmatism
  • Phenomenological tradition


BA (Yale), MA, PhD (Toronto)

Robert Gibbs is Director of the Jackman Humanities Institute and a Professor of Philosophy. He has published Suffering Religion (with Elliot Wolfson); Why Ethics? Signs of Responsibilities; and Reasoning after Revelation.  In 2006 he edited Hermann Cohen’s Ethics, and in 2002 his  Suffering Religion (with Elliot Wolfson) was published.

Selected Publications

2000. Why Ethics? Signs of Responsibilities

1998. Reasoning after Revelation

1992. “Correlations in Rosenzweig and Levinas”