Dr. Asaf Ziderman

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Dr.
Asaf
Ziderman
Affiliated Research Fellow 2021-2022
Research Fellow 2018-19
Kibbutz Ein Ha-Natziv, 1080500
asafzid@gmail.com

 Dr. Asaf Ziderman is a postdoctoral fellow at the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Center. He received his doctorate in the school of philosophy at Tel Aviv University in 2019. He has also been a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard’s Center for Jewish Studies and at Israel’s Open University.  

Dr. Ziderman’s main area of research is the intersections of 19th and 20th German-Jewish thought and analytic philosophy of action. His first monograph, The Act of Love: Martin Buber’s Dialogical Thought as a Philosophy of Action, is under final revisions.

More broadly, Dr. Ziderman’s fields of interest are philosophical anthropology, theoretical perspectives on religion, modern Jewish thought, and Israel Studies,

Publications:

“Martin Buber’s Dialogical Thought as a Philosophy of Action”, Journal of Religion 101:3 (2021)

“Chaos, Abgrund, and Wirbel: On Buber’s Notion of Ambivalence” in Sarah Scott (ed.), Rethinking Martin Buber: Essays on Religion, Politics, and Philosophy. Bloomington: Indiana University Press (forthcoming)