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Visual and Media Cultures Colloquium: Hagi Kenaan "What makes an Image Ethical?"

Hagi Kenaan
Mon Feb 27, 2012, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Communications Building
Studio C

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) and most recently, 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.

Presented by: Arts Division, Film & Digital Media, and History of Art & Visual Culture 

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