Yitzhak Benbaji

Yitzhak Benbaji teaches ethics, political philosophy and philosophy of language at the law faculty and the philosophy department, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. He is a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute.

Benbaji was a member at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton in 2006-7, where he started working on a book titled War Convention as a Social contract: A Theory of the Laws of War.

Among his recent publications are:

  • “A Defense of the Traditional War Convention,” Ethics (forthcoming)
  • “The War Convention and the Moral Division of Labor,” The Philosophical Quarterly (forthcoming)
  • “Parity, Intransitivity and a Context-Sensitive Degree Analysis of Gradablity” Australasian Journal of Philosophy (forthcoming)
  • “Equality as a Paradoxical Ideal,” in Oren Perez and Gunter Teubner (eds.), Paradoxes and Self-Reference in Law (London: Hart Publishing, 2006).