Michael Krausz

Aesthetics

Michael Krausz is research professor in the department of philosophy at Bryn Mawr College. Trained at the universities of Toronto (Ph.D.) and Oxford, he has been a visiting professor at leading universities in the United States, England, Germany, Israel, Egypt, and India.

Dr. Krausz is the author of Rightness and Reasons; Limits of Rightness; Interpretation and Transformation; Dialogues on Relativism, Absolutism and Beyond; and Oneness and the Displacement of Self; and co-author of Varieties of Relativism. He is a contributing editor of eleven volumes, including The Interpretation of Music. He is the subject of the volume, Interpretation and Its Objects: Studies in the Philosophy of Michael Krausz, edited by Andreea Ritivoi.

As a visual artist, Dr. Krausz has had 36 solo and duo exhibitions. As a musician, he was a violin student of Josef Gingold and conducting student of Frederik Prausnitz and Luis Biava. He has conducted several professional orchestras in Bulgaria. 

Dr. Krausz was the artistic director and conductor of the Great Hall Chamber Orchestra at Bryn Mawr from 2004 to 2014, collaborating with soloists from the faculty and alumni of Curtis. He joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 2002.