James Theodore Robinson
Prof. James T. Robinson is an expert on Jewish history, thought, and literature. His research focuses on medieval Jewish intellectual history, philosophy and biblical exegesis in the Islamic world and Christian Europe. His main interests lie in the literary and social dimensions of philosophy, and the relation between philosophy and religion. Specific areas of expertise include ethics, political philosophy and psychology; the history of philosophical-allegorical exegesis; the translation and reception of Greek and Arabic philosophy and science; and the interactions between the Jewish, Islamic and Christian intellectual traditions.
Prof. Robinson has published four books and written several scholarly articles.