ALBERG, Jeremiah L.

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ALBERG, Jeremiah L.
International Christian University
College of Liberal Arts Division of Arts and Sciences
Job title
Ph.D.(University of Munich)
Research funding number


President of the Colloquium on Violence & Religion (COV&R) (2015-
Executive Secretary of the COV&R (2012-2015)
International Relations Committee of Japan Philosophical Association (2012-2015)
International Journal of Philosophical Association of Japan Working Group

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts ID Majors Peace Studies Major Coordinator
Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts Professor
Graduate School, School of Arts and Sciences Master's Course, Comparative Culture Program Professor
Apr 2017
Mar 2019
Apr 2014
Mar 2016
College of Liberal Arts Peace Studies Major Major Coordinator


Oct 1988
Jul 1993
Philosophy, Graduate School, Division of Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximillian-Universität München
Apr 1986
Mar 1988
Theology, Graduate School, Division of Theology, Sophia University
Aug 1980
Jan 1982
Philosophy, Graduate School, Division of Arts and Letters, Saint Louis University

Published Papers

Rousseau, Kant, and Discipline
Japanische Kant-Studien   19 8-25   2018   [Invited]
Mimesis as Scandal: Rousseau and Derrida
Jeremiah Alberg
Contagion: Journal of Violence, Mimesis and Culture   22 31-42   2015   [Refereed]
What dreams may come: Kant's Traume eines Geistersehers Elucidated by the dreams of a coquette
Jeremiah Alberg
Kant-Studien   106(2) 169-200   2015   [Refereed]
Scandals Must Come
Contagion: Journal of Violence, Mimesis and Culture   20 87-99   Aug 2013
The Scandal of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
ALBERG, Jeremiah L.
Philosophy   63    Apr 2012


Being on the Ground: Philosophy, Reading and Difficulty
Tetsugaku: The International Journal of the Japan Philosophical Association   1(1) 124-139   Apr 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Prof. Takeshi Nagata: A Retrospective Appreciatio
Humanities: Christianity and Culture   44    Mar 2013
The Overcoming of Violence in Christianity and Buddhism
ALBERG, Jeremiah L.
"Menschenrechte, Kulturen und Gewalt: Ansaetze einer interkulturellen Ethic [Human Rights, Cultures, and Violence: Contributions to an intercultural Ethics]"   pp. 437-448   2005

Books etc

Habitus Fidei – Die Überwindung der Eigenen Gottlosigkeit: Festschrift für Richard Schenk, OP zum 65. Geburtstag
Ferdinand Schöningh   2016   
Looking for a Scapegoat and Finding Oneself: Kieslowski's Dekalogue and Mimetic Theory
Edited by Paolo Diego Bubbio and Chris Fleming (Part:Contributor)
Bloomsbury   2019   
Why Rousseau Cannot Laugh: Structuring Motiff - "Achever" in Mimetic Theory and World Religions
Wolfgang Palaver and Richard Schenk (Part:Contributor)
2018   ISBN:9781611862621
Apocalypse Deferred: Girard and Japan
Jeremiah Alberg (Part:Editor)
University of Notre Dame Press   2017   
Scandal in The Mimetic Theory Handbook
James Alison and Wolfgang Palaver
Palgrave   2017   

Conference Activities & Talks

Rousseau, Kant, Discipline [Invited]
Japan's Kant Association 42nd Annual Meeting   14 Nov 2017   Japan's Kant Association
The Strange Persistence of Grace
Identity and Rivalry   12 Jul 2017   Colloquium on Violence and Religion
If Anyone Comes to Me and Does Not Hate His Father … He Cannot Be My Disciple: Kieslowski’s Decalogue I and X
Jeremiah Alberg
Violence in the Name of Religion. Colloquium on Violence and Religion Conference   15 Jul 2016   
René Girard and Theological Scandal [Invited]
Jeremiah Alberg
Canberra Scholars' Group, Charles Sturt University   10 Jul 2016   
From Dreams of a Spirit-Seer to the Critique of Pure Reason: Kant’s Changing Relations to Metaphysics [Invited]
Jeremiah Alberg
Western Sydney University, Department of Philosophy   6 Jul 2016