The Division for Development and Public Relations  

 
EDDY M. ZEMACH,  AHAD HA'AM PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF PHILOSOPHY 
Status : EMERITUS Birth place : JERUSALEM
Office Phone: 02-588-3754 Fax:
E-Mail: emzem@mscc.huji.ac.il
U.R.L:
 
Department Faculty  
PHILOSOPHY FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. YALE UNIV. 1965
 
Academic Position   Year
EMERITUS 2003
PROFESSOR 1983
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 1970
SENIOR LECTURER 1969
LECTURER 1965
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Distinguished Visiting Prof., Univ. of N.M.
Visiting Prof.: Univ. of Conn.; Harvard Univ.; Williams Col-
lege, Johns Hopkins Univ.; Northwestern Univ.
UC at Berkeley; Prof., Univ. of Miami.
Assoc. Prof., SUNY at Stony Brook
Lecturer, Yale Univ.
 
Research Interests
Ontology. Aesthetics. Philosophy of psychology. Philosophy of language.
 
Research Projects
Development of a version of metaphysical realism in aesthetics.
Development of a new interpretation of Wittgenstein.
A theory of reference and perception:
Real beauty:
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
A modal theory of metaphor. 2001
What is an aesthetic property? In: 2001
Right and Mind. Jerusalem, The Magnes Press of the Hebrew 2001
Real Beauty. University Park, PA, Penn State University 1997
Emotion and fictional beings. 1996
A new argument against Pascal. 1996
Meaning, the experience of meaning, and the meaning-blind in 1995
"Look, This is Zeus!" 1995
Identity and epistemic counterparts. 1994
Metaphors and ways of life. 1994
Katz and Wittgenstein. 1994
Existence and nonexistents. 1993
Materialism, science, and fairy tales. 1993
No trouble in the Tractatus. 1993
Truth in art. 1992
Types: Essays in Metaphysics. Leiden/New York, E.J. 1992
The Reality of Meaning and the Meaning of "Reality." 1992
The ontology of aesthetic properties. 1992
Art and identity. 1991
Real beauty. 1991
Vague objects. 1991
The tractatus theory of objects. 1990
Nesting: The ontology of interpretation. 1990
Human understanding. 1990
How paintings are. 1989
Not good, just just. 1989
On meaning and reality. 1989
Wittgenstein on meaning. 1989
The makings of mind. 1987
Interpretation, the sun, and the moon. 1987
Looking out for number one. 1987
Are there logical limits for science? 1987
Truth and some relativists. 1987
Unconscious mind or conscious minds? 1986
Truth and beauty. 1986
No identification without evaluation. 1986
From meaning to sense and reference. 1986
Singular terms and metaphysical realism. 1986
 
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