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תחומי עניין

Aesthetics, especially Early Modern theory and philosophy of art (from the Renaissance to
the eighteenth century), Kantian aesthetics, Hegel’s philosophy of art and Wittgenstein on
aesthetic language.

    קורות חיים

    2002-2005          B.A. History and Philosophy, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, cum laude.

    2005-2009          M.A. Philosophy, Tel-Aviv University, summa cum laude.

                                               Advisor: Prof. Eli Friedlander (Philosophy)

    Thesis: Meaning, Originality and Privacy in the Work of Art in the Thought of Kant and Wittgenstein

    2010-6.2020      Ph.D. Program, School of Philosophy, Tel-Aviv University.

                                               Advisors: Prof. Eli Friedlander (Philosophy), Prof. Yona Pinson (Art History)

    Dissertation: The End and Historicity of the Fine Arts: From the Idealist Theory of the Renaissance to the Formation of a Systematic-Historical Conception in Hegel’s Philosophy of Art


    Work in Progress:


    “Artistic Manner as Autonomy: Creative Freedom and the Constraint of Rules in Vasari, Bellori and Kant.” Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism [Conditional acceptance].  

     “Wittgenstein on the Threat of Private Meaning in Art.”


    Under Contract:

    “Kant’s Response to Rival Conceptions of Beauty and the Distinction between Free and Adherent Beauty” [Co-author: Ido Geiger]. Critical Guide to Kant’sCritique of Judgment’, edited by Alix Cohen (Cambridge University Press).


    קאנט על היפה והנשגב

    שיפוט אסטתי, שיפור מוסרי ובניין המדינה


    “Kant’s Missing Analytic of Artistic Beauty.” European Journal of Philosophy. [Co-author: Ido Geiger]. [forthcoming]

    “Kant on the Aesthetic Ideas of Beautiful Nature.” British Journal of Aesthetics 61 (2021): 403-419.

    Winner of the British Society of Aesthetics Essay Award, 2020.

    “Batteux, Kant and Schiller on Fine Art and Moral Education.” Journal of Philosophy of Education 55 (2021). [Co-author: Ido Geiger].

    “What Makes Kant an Aesthetic Cognitivist about Fine Art? – A Response to Young.” Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 79 (2021): 108-111.

    “Kant on Fine Art, Genius and the Threat of Private Meaning.” Kantian Review 23 (2018): 307-323.

    Winner of the Graduate Student Research Award, School of Philosophy, Linguistics and Science Studies, Tel-Aviv University, 2019.

    “Natural Beauty, Fine Art and the Relation between Them.” Kant-Studien 109 (2018): 72-100. [Co-author: Ido Geiger].

    “Kant and Hegel on the End and Means of Fine Art: From an A-Historical to a Historical Conception of Art.” Hegel-Jahrbuch 2017: 35-40.

    “Kant on Form, Function and Decoration.” Proceedings of the European Society of Aesthetics 7 (2015): 234-245. [Co-author: Ido Geiger].

    The Continuum Companion to Kant: Themes and Topics. Edited by G. Banham, D. Schulting and N. Hems (London: Continuum, 2012).

    Second revised and expanded edition: The Bloomsbury Companion to Kant (London: Bloomsbury, 2015).

    Entries: Art and Genius Sublime


    תאריך עדכון אחרון : 14/09/2023