Peter Gabel

Biography

Associate editor of Tikkun Magazine and former law professor and college president, with a decidedly different take on politics, culture, and law.

Where to find Peter Gabel online


Books

Another Way of Seeing: Essays on Transforming Law, Politics and Culture
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this challenging collection of essays, Gabel argues that our most basic spiritual need as human beings is the desire for authentic mutual recognition. Because in our world this desire is systematically denied due to the legacy of fear of the other that has been passed on, we exist as “withdrawn selves,” perceiving the other as a threat rather than as the source of our completion as humans.
The Bank Teller and Other Essays on the Politics of Meaning
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book presents a unique and powerful analysis of the psychological and spiritual dimension of politics, culture, and society. In a series of strikingly original essays, Gabel sheds new light on a wide range of subjects based on “the longing for mutual recognition,” including the meaning of American politics, alienation, health care, affirmative action, the SAT, adversarialness, and law.