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Arkady Plotnitsky

Arkady Plotnitsky

Distinguished Professor // English

Distinguished Professor // Philosophy and Literature // SIS

Distinguished Professor // SIS

Director of Theory and Cultural Studies

Office and Contact

Room: HEAV 431


Phone: (765) 494-3585

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania


Theory and Cultural Studies

Research Areas:
Critical and cultural theory, British and European romanticism; continental philosophy; modernism and postmodernism; relations among literature, philosophy, and science

Arkady Plotnitsky is the author 8 books, edited or coedited 7 volumes of essays and journal issues, and published over 150 articles on continental philosophy, Romanticism, modernism and postmodernism, the philosophy of mathematics and science, and the relationships among philosophy, mathematics, and science. His latest book is The Principles of Quantum Theory, from Planck’s Quantum to the Higgs Boson: The Nature of Quantum Reality and the Spirit of Copenhagen. He is currently at work on two books, one on Romanticism, science, and probability; and the other on Riemann’s mathematics and Gilles Deleuze’s philosophy.