Jacob Blumenfeld is a writer, translator, and philosopher based in Berlin. His popular writings have appeared in the New York Times, Viewpoint Magazine, and the Brooklyn Rail. His academic writings have appeared in the Hegel Bulletin, Marx-Engels-Jahrbuch, Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, Idealistic Studies, Historical Materialism, and the Marx & Philosophy Review of Books. He edited and contributed to The Anarchist Turn (2013, Pluto Press), and recently co-translated Communism for Kids (2017, MIT Press). He earned his PhD in 2018 at the New School for Social Research in New York, with a dissertation on the concept of property from Kant to Marx. He currently teaches at Freie Universität zu Berlin.