Dr. Arel specializes in 19th and 20th Century Continental Philosophy, especially Hegel. He is currently working on the concept of freedom as well as understanding what it means to be a part of a culture and what is revealed by particular aspects of our culture. He also works in public philosophy and is the founder and General Editor of localphilosophy.org, a nonprofit public philosophy organization that focuses on engaging philosophers and philosophical thinking within particular communities.
BS in Philosophy/Sociology from University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
MA from The University of Memphis
PhD from the University of Guelph
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