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About George E. McCarthy

George E. McCarthy became National Endowment for the Humanities Distinguished Teaching Professor of Sociology in 2000. He has been a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Research Fellow at the University of Frankfurt and the Institute for Social Research, Frankfurt am Main, a guest professor at the Geschwister-Scholl-Institut für Politische Wissenschaft at the University of Munich, a Senior Fulbright Research Fellow in philosophy and sociology at the University of Kassel, Germany, and a National Endowment for the Humanities Research Fellow.
McCarthy's courses focus on ethics, social justice, political and social theory, philosophy and sociology of science, German social thought, Greek philosophy and American political economy. His area of concentration is 19th- and 20th-century German social theory: Marx, Weber, Nietzsche, Freud, Heidegger, Gadamer, Horkheimer, Marcuse and Habermas. 
Please visit Professor McCarthy's Personal/Professional website for a full list of course offerings, recorded lectures, and syllabi.


Present Professor of Sociology, Kenyon College Sociology


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P: (74) 427-5849
Treleaven House 202


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