Laura Schwarz-Kipp Professor of Modern Philosophy,
Dept. of Philosophy, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
1981-1984: The Hebrew University, Philosophy and Mathematics, Bachelor 1984
1983-1985: Betzalel Academy of Arts, Fine Arts,
1985-1992: Harvard University, Philosophy, Ph.D. 1992
Dissertation: Expressions of Judgment (Supervisors: S.Cavell, B. Dreben, H. Putnam, J. Rawls)
Academic and Professional Experience
1992 -present: Tel Aviv University, Department of Philosophy, Full Professor
2001, 2005: Visiting Professor, dept. of Philosophy, New School for Social Research
2012-2014: Visiting Associate Professor at the Humanities Center, Johns Hopkins University (three years appointment)
2015: Leading six-week seminar at the School of Theory and Criticism, Cornell University
Area of Specialization: Twentieth Century Philosophy (Analytic and Continental), Philosophy of history, Aesthetics, Kant.
Recent Academic and Professional Awards
2005: Membership at the School of Historical Studies, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
2008: Three year ISF (Israel Science Foundation) grant: 'Walter Benjamin and the Necessity of History'.
2010: Yad Hanadiv Humanities grant (Kantianism in Philosophy). PI with partners from Tel Aviv University and Ben Gurion University.
2010: Three year ISF grant for research project on 'Forms of Life: Wittgenstein, Goethe and the Nature of Color'.
2012: ISF grant for funding conference on Kantian themes in Analytic Philosophy
2012: Associate of the Humanities Center, Johns Hopkins University (three years appointment)
2013: Laura Schwarz-Kipp Chair of Modern Philosophy, Tel Aviv University
2014: Three days conference dedicated to my book Walter Benjamin: A Philosophical Portrait, University of Chicago
2014: Three year ISF grant for research project on ‘Reconstructing Walter Benjamin’s Baudelaire-book’