Hagi Kenaan


Hagi Kenaan (Ph.D, Yale University 1995) is an associate professor in the Department of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University. He specializes in continental philosophy, phenomenology, and the philosophy of art. In addition to authoring studies of Husserl, Heidgger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, and Derrida, he is the author of The Present Personal: Philosophy and the Hidden Face of Language (Columbia University Press, 2005); Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics as an Optics (Tel Aviv, 2008), which explores the contribution of the ethical thinking of Levinas to our understanding of the visual, and, most recently, The Ethics of Visuality: Levinas and the Contemporary Gaze (Taurus, 2013).