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    The Ethics of Visuality: Levinas and the Contemporary Gaze, I.B. Tauris, London, 2013. LINK
    Visage(s): Une autre éthique du regard après Levinas, Éditions de l'éclat, Paris, 2012. LINK
    Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics as an Optics, Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House, Tel Aviv, 2008. LINK
    The Present Personal: Philosophy and the Hidden Face of Language, Columbia University Press, New York,     2005. LINK


Edited Books

    • Kenaan and I. Ferber (eds.) Philosophy's Moods: The Affective Grounds of Thinking, "Contributions to
    aPhenomenology" Series, Springer Publishing. 2011.

Articles & Essays

    • "Touching Sculpture” in Sculpture and Touch, ed. P. Dent, Ashgate Publishing, forthcoming 2013.
    "Time Comes to Art from the Future” in The Next Thing: Art in the 21st Century, ed. Pablo Baler, Fairleigh
    aaDickinson University Press, 2013.
    • "Heidegger in Jerusalem : An Unknown Chapter in the Formation of a Local Philosophy“ (co-authored with
    aaShmuel Rottem and Dana Barnea), Theory and Criticism, Vol. 40, Dec. 2012 [in Hebrew]
    • "Le langage comme proximité", Europe N° 991-992, Centre National du Livre, Paris, November-December 2011.
    • "Art Matters", Review of Karsten Harries's Art Matters: Critical Commentary on Heidegger's "Origin of the Work
    a of Art
    ",, Sep. 2011. PDF
    • "Moods and Philosophy" (co-authored with Ilit Ferber) in Philosophy's Moods: The Affective Grounds of Thinking a"Contributions to Phenomenology" Series, eds. H. Kenaan and I. Ferber, Springer Publishing. August 2011. PDF
    • "Facing Images: After Levinas", Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, Vol.16(1), Routledge, 2011
    • "Street Optics", The Journal of Art Theory and Practice,” Vol. 10, pp. 36-46, Jan. 2011. PDF
    • "The Image’s Address: Beyond the Frontal Gaze", Theory and Criticism, 37, Autumn 2010. [in Hebrew]
    • “What Makes an Image Singular Plural: Questions to Jean-Luc Nancy", Journal of Visual Culture, Vol 9 (1) April
    • "A Pleasant Conversation on the Madness of Love" (co-authored with Vered Lev Kenaan) in new translation to
    aaPlato's Phaedrus. Trans. Margalit Finkelberg, Xargol Books, 2009. [in Hebrew] PDF
    • "Levinas on Listening", Listening: Journal of Religion and Culture, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2008.
    • "Lost and Found in Language: Two Perspectives on Subjectivity" in Despite Oneself: Subjectivity and its Secret, aaKierkegaard and Levinas, Turnshare, eds. C. Welz and K. Verstrynge,Turnshare Publishers: The Philosophical
    aaSeries, London, 2008. PDF
    • "The Ground's Hidden Surface", Wolkenkuckucksheim: International Journal of Architectural Theory, vol. 12, no.
    aa1 August 2007. LINK
    "Tracing Shadows: Reflections on the Origins of Painting" in Pictorial Languages and Their Meanings, Liber
    aaAmicorum in Honor of Nurith Kenaan-Kedar, eds. C. Versar and G. Fishof, Tel Aviv University Publishing, 2006
    • "The Plot of the Saying", Etudes Phenomenologiques: Levinas et la phénoménolgie, Vol. XXII, No. 43-44, Ousia
    "The Transparent Prison",The Blind Spot, Ed. S. Biderman and R. Lazar. Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House, aa2005. [in Hebrew] PDF
    "What's between the Eye and the Mind?", Introduction to new translation of Merleau-Ponty's Eye and Mind.
    aaTrans. E. Dorfman, Ed. H. Kenaan. Resling Publishing, 2004.
    [in Hebrew]
    • "What Philosophy Owes a Work of Art: Rethinking the Debate between Heidegger and Schapiro" Symposium:
    aaCanadian Journal of Continental Philosophy
    No.3 ,Vol.8,Summer 2004.
    • "Eros in Plato's Symposium" (co-authored with Vered Lev Kenaan) in new translation to Plato's Symposium.
    aaTrans. Margalit Finkelberg, Xargol Books, 2003
    [in Hebrew] .
    • "The ‘Unusual Character’ of Holbein’s Ambassadors", Artibus et Historiae, 23, no.46, Summer 2002. PDF
    "Language, Philosophy and the Risk of Failure: Rereading the Debate between Searle and Derrida", Continental
    aaPhilosophy Review
    (Formerly Man and World), Vol. 35, no. 2, June 2002.

    • "Kierkegaard and the Language of Silence", The Language of Silence, ed. S. Jaekel, University of Turku Press,
    • "The Philosopher and the Window", Descartes: Reception and Disenchantment", eds. Y. Sanderowicz and Y.
    aaWahl, Tel-Aviv University Publishing Project, 2000. A Hebrew version of this article can be found in: The Voice
    aaand the Gaze: Between Philosophy and Literature, Cinema and Opera, Myth and the Law
    , edited by Vered Lev
    aaKenaan and Michal Grover Friedlander, Fetish - A Series for Cultural Studies at Resling Publishing, 2002 .PDF
    • "Subject to Error: Rethinking Husserl’s Phenomenology of Misperception", International Journal of Philosophical
    , V.7, London: Routledge, 1999. PDF
    • "On the Language of Taste in Kant's Critique of Judgment", The Craft of Judgment, eds. Eli Friedlander and
    aaYaron Senderowicz,Tel Aviv University Publishing Project, 1999. [in Hebrew]

Texts in Art Catalogues

    • "Jeff Wall: The Subject in Question", Jeff Wall: Visibility, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art and Shpilman Institute of
    aaPhotography,  Sep. 2013
    • "Joshua Borkovsky: Painting as a Meta-Optics”, Joshua Borkovsky’s Works 1986-2012, The Israel Museum,
    aaJerusalem, 2012 Link
    "Street Art and the Sovereign’s Imagination", in Street Art in Israel, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, August, 2011. PDF
    • "Facing Klone: The Address of a Voice in Tel-Aviv's Street Art" Maarav: Art and Culture Online Journal, May
    “Where Are the Invisible Trains Heading?” in A Viewer’s Version: The Works of Inga Fonar Cocus , Museum of
    aaArt, Ein Harod, 2009.
    aAn Infinitely Thin and Transparent Surface: The Threshold of the Image", Nahum Tevet Works 1994-2006, The
    aaIsrael Museum, Jerusalem, 2007.

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