פרופ' יצחק בנבג'י

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פרופ' יצחק בנבג'י
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Biography

Yitzhak Benbaji is a professor of philosophy at Tel-Aviv University Law Faculty. He teaches courses on moral and political philosophy, on the philosophy of law and jurisprudence and on the morality and the laws of war. His fields of interest are just war theory, political theory, theories of distributive justice, philosophy of language and more recently, the philosophy of law and of international law.

 

Yitzhak Benbaji earned his PhD (summa cum laude) at the Hebrew University (2001), and he served as a post -doc research at the Institute for advanced study, Princeton (2000-2). Before moving to Tel Aviv University, he was a professor at the philosophy department and the law faculty in Bar-Ilan University (2002-2012). He returned to the Institute for advanced study, Princeton as a senior member at (2006-7), he was a senior fellow at the Schell Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School, and an organizer of a research group on just war theory and theories of global justice at the institute for advanced study, Jerusalem (2010-11). In 2013 Professor Benbaji was appointed as the Senator Grafstein Visiting Chair in the Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto. 

 

 

His publications in just war theory include, A Contractarian Account of the Crime of Aggression in C. Fabre and S. Lazar (eds.) The Morality of Defensive Wars (forthcoming, OUP), "The Moral Power of Soldiers to Undertake the Duty of Obedience" Ethics (2011), "The War Convention and the Moral Division of Labour"Philosophical Quarterly (2009), A Defense of the Traditional War-Convention Ethics (2008). His publications in theory of distributive justice include Sufficiency or Priority? European Journal of Philosophy (2006) "The Doctrine of Sufficiency: a Defense," Utilitas (2005). His publication in philosophy of language include "A Demonstrative Analysis of ’Open Quotation’"Mind and Language (2004),"Parity, Intransitivity and a Context-Sensitive Degree Analysis of Gradability" Australasian Journal of Philosophy (2009) and his book (with Menachem Fisch)The View from Within Notre Dame University Press (2011).

Research Interests and Teaching

Ethics, political philosophy, jurisprudence, philosophy of language.

CV

Education
1988-1991
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Subejct: Philosphy
Degree:   BA
Date Awarded:  cum laude, 1991
1991-1995
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Subject: Philosophy
Degree:   MA
Date Awarded: cum laude, 1995
1995-2001
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Subject: Philosophy
Degree:   Ph.D.
Date Awarded: summa cum laude, 2001

 

Academic Appointments

1994-2000 Instructor, The Hebrew University, Philosophy.
2000-2002
Post-Doctoral Studies

Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, USA, School of Social Sciences,

2001 Adjunct Lecturer,  Department of Philosophy, Stern College, Yeshiva University, New York, USA
2002-2007 Lecturer, Faculty of Humanities, Philosophy Department and the Law School, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
2003 Lecturer, Paideia, The European Institute for Jewish Studies, Stockholm, Sweden
2007-2011
Senior Lecturer with tenure Bar Ilan University, Philosophy Department Faculty of Humanities, and the Law School, Bar Ilan University,
 
2011-2012
Associate Professor Bar Ilan University, Philosophy Department Faculty of Humanities, and the Law School, Bar Ilan University,

Ramat Gan, Israel

2012-Present Associate Professor, Tel-Aviv University Faculty of Law

 

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Representative Publications

Preemptive rules and the scope of defensive rights, BJ Strawser, Ryne Jenkins and Mike Robillard (eds.) Who Should Die?: Liability and Killing in War (Forthcoming).

 

Legitimate Authority in War, Helen Frowe and Seth Lazar (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Ethics of War (Oxford University Press, Forthcoming).

 

Yitzhak Benbaji, Justice, Territorial Integrity and Human Rights: A Contractarian Account of the Crime of Aggression, in The Morality of Defensive War (Cécile Fabre & Seth Lazar eds., 2014) 

 

Yitzhak Benbaji, The Moral Power of Soldiers to Undertake the Duty of Obedience, 122 Ethics 43 (2011).

 

Yitzhak Benbaji, Parity, Intransitivity, And A Context-Sensitive Degree Analysis of Gradability, 87 Austl. J. Phil., 313 (2009)

 

Yitzhak Benbaji, The War Convention and the Moral Division of Labour, 59 Phil. Q. 593 (2009)

 

Yitzhak Benbaji, A Defense of the Traditional War Convention, 118 Ethics 464 (2008).

 

Yitzhak Benbaji, Sufficiency Or Priority?, 14 Eur. J. Phil. 327 (2006)

 

Yitzhak Benbaji, Culpable Bystanders, Innocent Threats and the Ethics of Self-Defense, 35 Can. J. Phil. 585 (2005).

 

Yitzhak Benbaji, The Doctrine of Sufficiency: a Defense, 17 Utilitas 310 (2005)

 

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