Frederick M. Dolan

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Frederick M. Dolan is interested in the relationship of modern political theory to the philosophical and religious traditions and their critics, the nature of modernity, American political theory and ideology, hermeneutics, and aesthetics.

His teaching at CCA has included courses on political philosophy, aesthetics and politics, Nietzsche, Heidegger, philosophies of beauty, and philosophies of technology. He directs the Working Group on the Concept of Art for the Graduate Program in Fine Arts, regularly offers the Strategies seminar for Visual and Critical Studies, and lectures in the Ethics track of Foundations in Critical Studies.

Dolan is also Professor Emeritus of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley.

BA, MFA, University of California, Irvine; PhD, Princeton University