Joe Arel

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, 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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