Alan Mittleman

Director, Tikvah Institute for Jewish Thought and Professor of Jewish Philosophy, Jewish Theological Seminary

Classes: The Biblical View of Human Nature: Genesis and Leon Kass

Alan Mittleman is director of the Tikvah Institute for Jewish Thought and Professor of Jewish Philosophy at the Jewish Theological Seminary. The author of, among other books, Hope in a Democratic Age (2009) and A Short History of Jewish Ethics (2011), he is currently at work on a volume about Jewish views of human nature for the Library of Jewish Ideas, a series sponsored by Tikvah in partnership with Princeton University Press. From 2000 to 2004, he served as director of Jews and the American Public Square, a research project that produced two national surveys of Jewish opinion, four volumes of scholarly essays, and fifteen conferences around the U.S.