Since 2012: Lecturer at the Hebrew University (PPE, Philosophy)
Areas of Specialization
Philosophy of Social Science (especially Philosophy of Economics), Ethics, Decision Theory, Philosophy of Probability
Areas of Competence
General Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Meta-ethics, Philosophy of Public Policy
*"How to be an Ex-Post Egalitarian and an Ex-Ante Paretian", Forthcoming in Analysis.
*"On the Inadmissibility of some Historical Information", Forthcoming in Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.
*"Newcomb meets Gettier", Forthcoming in Synthese.
*"Reasoning with Comparative Moral Judgements: an Argument for Moral Bayesianism", Forthcoming in Application of Formal Philosophy: the Road Less Travelled, edited by Rafal Urbaniak and Gillman Payette, to be published in Springer's series Logic, Argumentation and Reasoning.
*“A triviality result for the ‘desire by necessity’ thesis”, Synthese, (2015, 192:8, 2535-56).
*"Against Moral Hedging", Economics and Philosophy, (2015, 31:3, 349-69)
*“The Principal Principle, Adams’ Thesis, the Desire as Belief Thesis and Jeffrey’s conditionalization”; British Journal for the philosophy of Science (2013, 64:4, 837-50).
*“Doing the best one can: a new justification for the use of lotteries”; Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics (2012, 5:1, 45-72). This paper is the winner of the 2012 Mark Blaug Prize in Philosophy and Economics.
Book Reviews, Discussion papers and Other Publications
*Book Review on "The limits of Kindness" by Casper Hare, Economics and Philosophy (2015, 31:3, 493-99).
*“Can an irrational agent reason himself to rationality? A triviality result”, LSE Choice Group Working Paper Series, 6 (8).
*“Discourse and silencing discourse in ‘Adam Resurrected’”; Keshet Haadasha”, 11, 2005. (in Hebrew).
2011 – 2012: Post-doctoral fellow, The Edelstein Centre for the philosophy and history of science, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2007 – 2011: PhD, Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Methods, the London School of Economics. Thesis’ title: “Doing the best one can, (while trying to do better)”. Supervisors: Professor Richard Bradley and Dr. Alex Voorhoeve. Examiners: Professor Ralph Wedgwood and Doctor Krister Bykvist,
2004–2007: M.A. in the "History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science" program and the Center for Rationality, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2001-2003: B.A in Political Science, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Grants, Scholarships and Prizes:
2013-2016: Israeli Science Foundation research grant. Topic: A Bayesian approach to moral reasoning.
2012: Mark Blaug Prize in Philosophy and Economics.
2011-2012: Post-doctoral fellowship, the Edelstein Centre for the philosophy and history of science, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
2010-2011: Jacobsen Fellowship, the Royal Institute of Philosophy.
2007-2011: Research Studentship Scheme, LSE
2007-2010: Overseas Research Student Awards Scheme (ORS).
2008-2009: AVI fellowship, Switzerland
*A prgamtic argument agaisnt equal weighing", Haifa workshop on rational beleif and normaitve commitments, Haifa, 25-27 April 2017 (joint work with Levi Spectre).
*"Conditional vs. Unconditional attitudes to risk", EIPE 20th anniversary conference, Roterdam, 22-24 March 2017 (joint work with Zeev Goldchmidt).
*"How to be an Ex-Post Egalitarian and an Ex-Ante Paretian", 3rd International Conference Economic Philosophy, Ain-an-Provence, June 2016.
*"The Ramsey Test, the Principal Principle and Admissible Propositions", Probabilities in Science and Philosophy (The First Jerusalem-MCMP Workshop in the Philosophy of Science), Jerusalem, May 2016.
*"How to be an Ex-Post Egalitarian and an Ex-Ante Paretian", New Israeli Philosophical Association, Annual Conference, Jerusalem, February 2016.
*"The value of chance and the satisfaction of claims", The Jerusalem Forum for Political Philosophy, Jerusalem, 21 January 2015.
*"Contrastive Explanations, Crystal Balls and the Inadmissibility of Historical Information", PSA, Chicago, November 2014.
*"Contrastive Explanations, Crystal Balls and the Inadmissibility of Historical Information", HUJI-UNC joint workshop, Chappell Hill, May 2014.
*“Against moral hedging”, Law and Philosophy Workshop, Hebrew University, 24/04/2013.
*“Moral Uncertainty and normative requirements of indifference”, Formal Ethics 2012, Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, LMU Munich, October 11-13, 2012.
*“The Principal Principle and Bayesian updating”, Edelstein Centre’s for the History, Sociology and Philosophy of Science, Departmental Seminar, The Hebrew University, 04 January 2012.
*“Moral Bayesianism”, The department of philosophy in the Hebrew university’s Departmental seminar, 28 December 2011.
*“The Principal Principle, Adams’ Thesis, the Desire as Belief Thesis and Jeffrey’s conditionalization”; New Israeli Philosophical Association, Annual Conference, 9 February 2011.
*“Can an irrational agent reason himself to rationality? A triviality result”; The Choice Group Seminar, CPENSS, LSE, 24 February 2010.
*“Can an Irrational agent Reason himself to Rationality? A Triviality Result”; New Israeli Philosophical Association, Annual Conference, 17 February 2010.
*“Transitivity and degrees of firmness of moral judgments”; LSE-Groningen Exchange Workshop Part II, 20 September, 2009.
*“Economic models as reference fixing devices”; The Israeli Association for Philosophy and History of Science, Annual Conference, 5 April, 2009.
*“Objective Probability in Decision Theory: The Case of the Absent-Minded Driver Paradox”; Decisions, Games and Logic 08, Amsterdam, 02 July, 2008.
*“Objective Interpretations of Probability in Game Theory and Decision Theory”; Philosophy of Probability Graduate Conference, CPNSS, LSE, 28 June, 2008.
Organizer: "The Nathan Stemmer Memorial Colloquium on the Philosophy of the Science of Morality", Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 8-9 June 2015.
Occasional Referee for: The Journal of Philosophy, Mind, Philosophical Studies, Synthese, Erkenntnis, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Economics and Philosophy, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Earsmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, Theoria, Iyyun, SSHRC.
Member of Program Committee: "Formal Ethics" conference, 2014, 2015