Moishe Postone, Social Theorist, 1942–2018

Morris Moishe Postone, AB’63, AM’67, the Thomas E. Donnelley Professor in the College and the Department of History at the University of Chicago, died on March 19, 2018. He was an intellectual historian of modern Europe with specific interests in theories of modernity and anti-Semitism. He received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Academy in Berlin, the International Research Center for Cultural Studies, Vienna, and the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna.

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