Scholars 2013

2013 Past - Classics, the Modern Legacy of the Ancient World


yoav kenny

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of Philosophy

"Aristotle's ζωον πολιτικόν and Its Recuperation in and after Heidegger"

Update December 2016

After receiving the Dan David Prize I was awarded a Fulbright postdoctoral scholarship for the academic year of 2014-15 as a visiting research fellow in the Rhetoric Department at the University of California, Berkeley. In the 2015-16 academic year, I was a postdoctoral researcher at the Minerva Humanities Center at Tel Aviv University and this year (2016-17) I'm a postdoctoral fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Tel Aviv University. I am also the Editor-in-Chief of Mafte'akh - Lexical Review of Political Thought

My main publications from these years:
 “Force and Feeding: The Biopolitical Foundations of the Debate on Force-Feeding Hunger Striking Inmates,” Law, Society and Culture [special issue on Law and Food, Yofi Tirosh and Aeyal Gross (eds.)], Tel Aviv University, 2016  [forthcoming, in Hebrew]

“Force of Flesh: From the phenomenology of the Living Body to the Ethics of Meat Consumption in Derrida’s Deconstruction of Law and Justice”, Research in Phenomenology, vol. 46:3, 2016 [forthcoming]

“The Geneses of the Animal and the Ends of Man: The Animalistic Origins of Derrida’s Writing”, Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy vol. 20:2, spring 2016, pp. 497-516.

 “’Not Mutually Exclusive’: Derrida and Agamben Read Kafka’s Before the Law,” in Judaism in Contemporary Thought: Traces and Influence, A. Bielik-Robson & A. Lipszyc (eds.), London and New York: Routledge, 2014, pp. 116-126.