Avishai Margalit, our next Guest Professor
Avishai Margalit, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and formerly Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University and lecturer at Harvard and Oxford Universities, among others, will be the next guest of the Ferrater Mora Chair from October 23-25. +info and programme here.
His research interests include social and political philosophy, philosophy of religion and culture, and the philosophical implications of social and cognitive psychology. He is also a renowned observer of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the relationship between Islam and the West. He has written numerous books, including The Decent Society (1996), Views in Review: Politics and Culture in the State of the Jews (1998), The Ethics of Memory (2002), Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies (written with Ian Buruma, 2004), On Compromise and Rotten Compromises (2009) and On Betrayal (2017). He has received several awards and distinctions, including the Spinoza Lens Prize (2001) and the Israel Prize for Philosophy (2010).