Richard Sugarman

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Richard Sugarman
Richard Ira Sugarman

(1944-07-12) July 12, 1944 (age 79)
Alma materYale University
Boston University
Occupation(s)Academic, political advisor
SpouseLinda Sugarman

Richard Sugarman (born July 12, 1944) is an American academic and political advisor. He is a Professor of Religion and Philosophy at the University of Vermont. He has been called a "world-renowned expert on the Lithuanian-born philosopher Emmanuel Levinas." He is a political advisor to presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on his 2016 presidential campaign.

He studied philosophy at Yale and Boston University.

Sugarman is of Jewish descent.[1] He is an Orthodox Jew and also a Zionist.

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  • Sugarman, Richard (1980). Rancor Against Time: The Phenomenology of 'Ressentiment'. Hamburg: F. Meiner. ISBN 9783787304561. OCLC 6598022.
  • Sugarman, Richard; Simone, R. Thomas (1986). Reclaiming the Humanities: The Roots of Self-Knowledge in the Greek and Biblical Worlds. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America. ISBN 9780819150936. OCLC 12695582.
  • Sugarman, Richard; Duncan, Roger B. (2006). The Promise of Phenomenology: Posthumous Papers of John Wild. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. ISBN 9780739109427. OCLC 61651779.