Martin Jay
Ehrman Professor of European History, University of California, Berkeley

Martin Jay is the Sidney Hellman Ehrman professor of European history at the University of California, Berkeley. His latest book is Reason After Its Eclipse: On Late Critical Theory (2016). 

Written by Martin Jay

Essay/
Political philosophy
A history of alienation

In the postwar period it was understood to be the fundamental malaise of modern life. Why aren’t we ‘alienated’ any more?

Martin Jay