Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
Ivan and Nina Ross Family Fellowship

Research Topic

A Jewish Ethics beyond Reason? Rosenzweig, Levinas, and Derrida


Miriam Jerade is an assistant professor of Philosophy at the Faculty of Liberal Arts, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, in Santiago de Chile. Previously, she was an assistant professor at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and the Ivan and Nina Ross Fellow at the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies in the University of Pennsylvania. Recent works include articles on political readings of the speech act theory, Derrida’s reading of the death penalty, representation and the notion of sovereignty in Franz Rosenzweig and Jacques Derrida. Her first book is Violencia: Una lectura desde la deconstrucción de Jacques Derrida (Metales Pesados, 2018).



Exploring aspects of internal life that lie beyond reason—emotions and feelings, the unconscious, sensation, imagination, impulse, intuition, and the nonrational dimensions of reason itself.