Selected Publications








Recent Articles


Ifergan, P.,“Silence, Non-Conceptuality, and Skepticism: The Coda to the Höhlenausgänge,” Germanic Review 95 ,2 (2020): 128–142. Published June 2020

Ram-tiktin E., and Lipshitz N (2020). “Why Adults have to be Children First”. The Journal of Value Inquiry (forthcoming).

Hoffer, N., “The Dialectical Illusion in Kant’s Only Possible Argument for the Existence of God” Kantian Review 25:3 (2020).


Ifergan, P.,"Two Models of the Sacred", Takriv, 2019.

Ram-Tiktin, E., R. Gilbar, R. Beck Fruchter, I. Ben-Ami, S. Freidler, and E. Shalom-Paz . “Expanding the use of Posthumous Assisted Reproduction Technique: Should the deceased’s parents be allowed to use his sperm?” Clinical Ethics, 14(1): 18–25.

 Ram-Tiktin, E. and R. Gilbar . “Solidarity as a theoretical framework for posthumous assisted reproduction and the case of bereaved parents,” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 22: 501–517. []

Gilbar, R. and E. Ram-Tiktin . “It takes a village to raise a child: Solidarity in the courts – Judicial justification for posthumous use of sperm by bereaved parents,” Medical Law Review, 28 (2): 317-341.

Hoffer, N., “Kant’s Regulative Metaphysics of God and the Systematic Lawfulness of Nature” The Southern Journal of Philosophy 57:2 (2019)


Ifergan, P.,"Blumenberg on the 'Absolute' Metaphor of the Cave: Thinking the Origin or Telling a Story?" Da'at: Journal for Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah 85 (2018): 287‒306.  

Ifergan, P.,"Blumenbergs Schweigen", Zeitschrift für Kulturphilosophie 2018/1: 109–124. 

Ram-Tiktin, E., “Universal Principles of Justice and Respect for Cultural and Religious Diversity in the Capability Approach,” Ethics, Medicine and Public Health, 5 (Apr.–Jun.): 35–46.

Ram-Tiktin, E., “The Tragedy of the Commons and Population Health: The State’s Intervention in an Individual’s Actions and Choices from a Capability Perspective,” Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 19(4): 438–455.


Ram-Tiktin, E.,“Ethical Consideration of Triage Following Natural Disasters: The IDF Experience in Haiti as a Case Study,” Bioethics, 31(6):467–475.



Ram-Tiktin, E., “Equality of Opportunity versus Sufficiency of Capabilities in Healthcare,” World Journal of Social Science Research, 3(3): 418–437.

Chasid, A., "Imaginative Content, Design-Assumptions and Immersion", Review of Philosophy and Psychology (forthcoming).

Chasid, A., "Imaginatively-Colored Perception", Southern Journal of Philosophy 54 (2016): 27-47.

Levanon, T., “Thomas Reid, William James and the Evolution of the Idea of the Specious Present,” History of Philosophy Quarterly. 2016. 33(1): 43-61

Levanon , T., "Relation, Action and the Continuity of Transition,” in Dolev, Y. & Roubach, M. (Eds.). Cosmological and Psychological Time (Boston Studies in the History of Science. Dordrecht: Springer, Volume 285, 2016, 125-142.

Pelman, A., "Possible World Semantics and the Complex Mechanism of Reference Fixing", Acta Analytica (2016)

Hoffer, N., “The Relation between God and the World in the Pre-Critical Kant: was Kant a Spinozist?” Kantian Review 21:2 (2016)



Hercenberg, B., D., "Genèse et structure de l’arbre : Origine et décentrement", Perspectives, (2015), 191-209.

איפרגן, פ., "החילון: קטגוריה של עוולה היסטורית? דיון בספרו של הנס בלומנברג "הלגיטימיות של העידן המודרני", חילון וחילוניות : עיונים בין-תחומיים (ירושלים : מכון ון ליר בירושלים, הוצאת הקבוץ המאוחד), 2015.

Ifergan, P., “Hans Blumenberg’s Philosophical Project: Metaphorology as Anthropology”, Continental Philosophy Review 48 (2015) 359-377.

Levanon, T., "The Grounding of Phenomenal Continuity Re-evaluation of Whitehead’s Criticism of Leibniz," Journal of Philosophical Research 40, 2015. 237-260.

Nachtomy, O., “On The Source of Incompossibility in Leibniz’s Paris Notes and some Remarks on Time and Space as Packing Constraints”, in Yual Chiek and Gregory Brown (eds.) Compossibility and Possible Worlds, Springer, 2015.

Nachtomy, O., “Oneness and Substance in Leibniz’s Middle Years”, The Leibniz Review, 2015.

Nachtomy, O., "Wittgenstein on Aspect Blindness and Meaning Blindness", Iyyun: The Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly, 2015 (with Andreas Blank).

Pelman, A., ‘Metaphysics of Pain, Semantics of ‘Pain.’ Ratio (2015), 28 (3): 302-317. 



Chasid, A., "Visual Experience: Cognitive-Penetrability and Indeterminacy”, Acta Analytica 29 (2014): 119-130.

Chasid, A., “Pictorial Experience: Not So Special After All”, Philosophical Studies 171 (2014): 471-491.

Chasid, A., “Pictorial Experience and Intentionalism”, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 72 (2014): 405-416

Danzig, G., “Alcibiades versus Pericles: Apologetic Strategies in Xenophon’s Memorabilia,” Greece and Rome, (2014): 7-28

Danzig, G., "The Use and Abuse of Critias: Conflicting Portraits in Plato and Xenophon", Classical Quarterly (2014): 507-524.

Hercenberg, B., D., "Complexité et invisibilité de l’être-ensemble", Archives de Philosophie 77:3, (2014): 507-522

Nachtomy, O., “Unidad, singularidad e infinito en Spinoza y Leibniz” in Leibniz vs. Spinoza: a Panoramic Interpretation, edited by Leticia CABAÑAS and Oscar M. ESQUISABEL, Argentine Catholic University Press, 2014.

Nachtomy, O., “Infinity and Life: The Role of Infinity in Leibniz’s Theory of Living Beings”, The Life Sciences in Early Modern Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 9-28.

Nachtomy, O., “Infinité d'être et infinité du nombre dans Leibniz et Spinoza”, R. Andrault, M. Lærke, et P.-F. Moreau (dir.), Spinoza/Leibniz. Rencontres, controverses, réceptions, Paris, Presses universitaires de Paris Sorbonne, 2014.

Pelman, A., ‘Theoretical Identities May Not Be Necessary,’ Analysis, 74, 3 (2014), 412-422.  

Ram-Tiktin, E. (2014). "The Possible Effects of Moral Bioenhancement on Political Privileges and Fair Equality of Opportunity". American Journal of Bioethics, 14(4): 43-44.

שגיא, א., "ה'אנחנו' הישראלי ושאלת הסולידריות" ,מסע אל האחווה, ידידיה שטרן ובנימין פורת (עורכים), ירושלים, המכון הישראלי לדמוקרטיה, 2014, 336 – 353.

Sagi, A., "Religion and State: A Critical Analysis of Meaning in Public Disacourse", The Israel Nation-State, Fania Oz-Salzberger and Yedidia Z. Stern (editors), Boston. Academic Press, 2014, 210-242.

Sagi, A., "Toward a New Jewish Philosophy: From Metaphysics to Praxis", Jewish Philosophy for The Twenty-First Century, Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes (eds.), Boston: Brill, 2014, 391-409