Alexander Baron-Raiffe

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Alexander Baron-Raiffe received his Ph.D. from Princeton University’s Department of French and Italian in 2020. He is interested in continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, myth, and the legacy of Platonism. He is currently working on a series of articles drawn from his dissertation, Writing Greece: the Platonic Legacy of Meletē Thanatou in Jacques Derrida’s Aporetic Athenian Thanatographies. He is a graduate of the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Master 2, Droit économique, 2009) and the University of Pennsylvania (B.A. magna cum laude, 2007). He is a former fellow of Princeton’s Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies. He has taught at The New School and Sarah Lawrence College. He is currently a psychoanalytic candidate at the Contemporary Freudian Society in New York City.