Academic Staff


Dr. Ori Belkind

The director of the “Philosophy, Science and Digital Culture” M.A. Program. He specializes in the history and philosophy of the physical sciences. He writes on scientific method, Early Modern science and philosophy, and the philosophical foundation of physical thought.

Prof. Yoav Ariel

A world expert in Chinese philosophy and translator from classical Chinese to Hebrew of central texts in Daoist philosophy and religion. He specializes in comparative philosophy and in digital humanities.

Prof. Menachem Fisch

Joseph and Ceil Mazer Professor of History and Philosophy of Science Emeritus and Director of the Center for Religious and Interreligious Studies at Tel Aviv University. He specializes in philosophy of mind and self, the critical nature of normativity and rationality, the nature of scientific revolutions, Talmudic dialogue, and philosophy of emotions and its political contexts.

Dr. Ilana Arbel

The academic advisor of the program. She specializes in modern and postmodern political philosophy, from Thomas Hobbs, J. J. Rousseau, to Karl Marx, Max Weber, Karl Popper and Michel Foucault.

Dr. Carmel Weissman

Specializes in digital culture, focusing on digital discourse, religion and technology, algorithmic culture, and the posthuman aspects of technological culture.