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Perrottet, Claude

Adjunct Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Claude Perrottet is a trained scholar and a published author with a Master of Divinity from UTS and a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion from Canada’s Laval University. Dr. Perrottet teaches courses in HJI’s Graduate Program in Peace Studies and previously taught in the Graduate Program of Global Development and Peace Studies at the University of Bridgeport.

He has notably published “Immanuel Kant’s Perpetual Peace: The New World Order of Critical Philosophy,” a book on Kant’s influence on Tillich (Beyond Kantian Criticism: The Critical-Intuitive Method in Paul Tillich’s First Philosophy of Religion), several journal articles on Tillich, including “Guide to the Perplexed: An Attempt To Make Sense of the Tillich-Hisamatsu Dialogues.” He has also published articles on Gender and Spirit World in the Journal of Unification Studies. He has translated An Introduction to the Thought of Sun Myung Moon: Unification Thought and VOC Theory from the original Korean to English, and he is a recognized expert in online teaching.

Claude Perrottet’s current research topics include the role of desire fulfillment in contrast to the notion of degrowth in the search for peace, and the existence of God. He is also a Senior Research Fellow and previous secretary-general of the Research Institute for the Integration of World Thought here in the United States.