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Erich Freiberger

Dr. Erich Freiberger

Professor of Philosophy


Email address  efreibe@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7115
Office location  Council Bldg., 128

Erich Freiberger received his B.A. in Philosophy from Georgetown  University and completed his Ph.D. in Philosophy at Boston  College. Dr. Freiberger is a Professor of Philosophy in the JU  Humanities Department. While his specialization is in Modern and  Contemporary Philosophy, he has also published on ethics,  psychoanalysis, Plato and political philosophy. He is currently working on a book on Shakespeare and Plato. He has been part of the Jacksonville University faculty for 20 years.


  • PPOL 512. Ethics and Public Policy


Dr. Erich Freiberger, professor of philosophy wrote his dissertation on Hegel's relation to modern philosophy and has a long-standing interest in the relation between psychoanalysis and Socratic ethics.  He has published a number of articles exploring Lacan's relation to the Philosophical Tradition ranging from his appeal to the predicate calculus in his account of sexual difference to work on Plato, Lacan, Heidegger, Wittgenstein, Spinoza and Sartre.  His work has appeared in the Florida Philosophical Review, The Journal for Lacanian Studies, Clinical Studies, Atenea, Film and Philosophy, Literature and Psychology, and Interdisciplinary Humanities.  His recent work is on Plato's influence on Shakespeare's Hamlet, and he is currently working on a book on Plato and Shakespeare.


Council 128