Peter E. Gordon works chiefly on themes in Continental philosophy and social thought in Germany and France in the late-modern era, with an emphasis on critical theory, Western Marxism, the Frankfurt School, phenomenology, and existentialism. He regularly teaches a survey of German Social Thought from Nietzsche to Habermas, and a survey of French Social Thought from Durkheim to Foucault. Primarily a scholar of modern European social theory, he has published major works on Heidegger, the Frankfurt School, Jürgen Habermas, and Theodor W. Adorno. His book Rosenzweig and Heidegger: Between Judaism and German Philosophy(2003) received no less than four separate international awards, including the Salo Baron Prize for the best book in Jewish history, the Goldstein-Goren Prize for the best book in Jewish philosophy, and the Forkosch Prize from the Journal of the History of Ideas. His second book, Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos(2010) received the Jacques Barzun Prize from the American Philosophical Society. His most recent book,Adorno and Existence, was published by Harvard University Press in 2016. In addition to several monographs on modern European philosophy, and numerous edited collections, he has also written on a wide variety of themes, such as Max Weber's sociology, theories of secularization, political theology, theories of historical ontology and historical epistemology, Adorno's music criticism, social theory after the Holocaust, and modern Jewish thought. A full listing of his publications can be found by consulting the "publications" link above, or by consulting his CV above, or by following the link above to publications on amazon.