Fred Rush

Professor of Philosophy

Fred Rush

574-631-4187
rush.12@nd.edu
311 Malloy Hall
by appointment or as specified on course syllabus

Education

Ph.D., Columbia

Research Interest

My principal areas of research are the history of 18th-20th-century European philosophy, the philosophy of art, and social and political philosophy. 

I studied philosophy as an undergraduate, having started out in classics. After a hiatus of about a decade, I did graduate work in philosophy at the University of Munich and at Columbia University. I have taught at Notre Dame since 2001, with visiting stints at Cambridge and Munich. 

On leave for the academic year 2022-2023

Representative Publications

Monographs

Irony and Idealism. Oxford, 2016.

On Architecture. Routledge, 2009. 

Edited collections

Philosophy of Sculpture: Historical Problems, Contemporary Approaches, ed. Routledge, 2020 (with K. Gjesdal and I. Torsen).

The Cambridge Companion to Critical Theory, ed. Cambridge, 2004.