Aaron Ben-Ze'ev, Professor of Philosophy is at the University of Haifa. He received his B.A. in Philosophy and Economics (1975) and his M.A. in Philosophy (1977), both from the University of Haifa, his Ph.D. is from the University of Chicago (1981).
His research focuses on theoretical issues concerning the emotions, as well as the study of particular emotions. His major books are The Perceptual System (Peter Lang, 1993); The Subtlety of Emotions (MIT, 2000), Love Online: Emotions on the Internet (Cambridge UP, 2004), In The Name of Love: Romantic ideology and its victims (with Ruhama Goussinsky, Oxford UP, 2008); Die Logik der Gefühle: Kritik der emotionalen Intelligenz (Suhrkamp, 2009); Love in the Holocaust (with Ronit Fisher, forthcoming).
At the University of Haifa, Professor Ben-Ze'ev held several academic positions including President, Rector, Dean of Research, Chairperson of the Philosophy Department, Head of the University of Haifa Press, and Head of the Academic Channel. Professor Ben-Ze'ev is considered one of the world's leading experts in the study of emotions. He set up the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Emotions at the University of Haifa. He also is the President of the newly established European Philosophical Society for the Study of Emotions.
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