Hagi Kenaan: "What Makes an Image Ethical?"


February 27, 2012 | 7:00-9:00 PM | Free & Open to the Public
Communications Building, Studio C, UC Santa Cruz
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Hagi KenaanHagi 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, Heidegger, 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.

Reception immediately following in Communications #139

This event was made possible by UCSC’s Visual and Media Cultures Colloquia. For more information, contact: visualmedia@ucsc.edu

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