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Personal:

Telephone Office: +972-9-778-1655
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Email E-mail: yuvaley@openu.ac.il

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Education

2003 Ph.D., Philosophy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1994 MA, Philosophy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1991 BA (magna cum laude), Philosophy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Academic Appointments

2007 - Visiting lecturer,
The Open University of Israel, Department of History, Philosophy, and Judaic Studies

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Teaching Positions

2005/6 Teacher, The School of Public Administration, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: "Ethics in Public Administration and in Public Policy"
Teacher, Philosophy Dept., Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva: "Introduction to Greek Philosophy I," "Introduction to Greek Philosophy II"
2004/5 Teacher, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: "Interpretation and Legal Interpretation"
The School of Public Administration: "Ethics in Public Administration and in Public Policy"
2003/4 Teacher, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: "Interpretation and Legal Interpretation"
The School of Public Administration: "Ethics in Public Administration and in Public Policy"
2002/3-2003/4 Teacher, Philosophy Dept., Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva: "Introduction to Greek Philosophy I," "Introduction to Greek Philosophy II," "Politics and Eros in Plato’s Dialogues"
2002/3 Teacher, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: "Liberalism and Toleration"
Amirim program for excellence in the Humanities: "Political Theory and Ethics"
2001/2 Teacher, Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: "Norms and Moral Theories"
2001/2 teacher, Philosophy Dept., Ben-Gurion University: "Introduction to Aesthetics," "Aristotle's Poetics," "Interpretation of History, Art and the Law" (graduate seminar)
2000 Teacher, Philosophy Dept., Haifa University, Haifa: "Virtue and Interpretation"
1999,2001 Guest lectures, the Mandel Institute for Leaders in Education
1992-1999 Teaching assistant, Philosophy Dept., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: "Introduction to Greek Philosophy I," "Introduction to Greek Philosophy II" (teaching a tutorial of 15-20 students in addition to the main lectures)
1992 Research assistant to Prof. Igal Kvart, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1991 Teaching assistant, Philosophy Dept., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: "Introduction to Moral and Political Theory"

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Awards and Distinctions

2005/6 Kreitman research scholarship, Ben-Gurion University
2004/5 Lady Davis research scholarship, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2000 Yael Cohen award for exceptional research in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1994-1997 Nathan Rotenstreich scholarship for outstanding graduate students
1992 Shmaryahu Rivier award for outstanding BA student, Department of Philosophy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1989, 1990 Dean's List, Faculty of Humanities, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Conferences & Workshops

2008 (August) Sixth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy, Jaqiellonian University, Krakow, Poland: "The Deliberative Power of Rights"
2008 (May) Law & Philosophy Forum, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Workshop with David Estlund: "Comment"
2008 Ethical Theory and Moral Practice: How Do They Relate? (10th anniversary of ETMP), Blaise Pascal University, Holland: "Must the Virtuous Person Critically Reflect?"
2005 Israeli Philosophical Association, Ben-Gurion University: "Eleven Hooligans Chasing After a Ball; Values and Secondary Qualities in the  Symposium"
2004 “Reflections on Davidson,” Ben-Gurion University & The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Organizing Committee
2001 International Conference on “Rights” The Law faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem: “Toleration and Rights - a Reply to David Enoch’s The Right to Breach One’s Duty”
2001 I.P.A. (Israeli Philosophical Association) conference at the University of Haifa: “Comment on Saul Smilanski’s Freedom of the Will and Illusion
2001 I.P.A. conference at the University of Haifa: “The Theoretician's Dilemma and the Double Standard”
1998 I.P.A. conference at Ben-Gurion University: “Interpretation and Virtue”
1996 11th Jerusalem Encounter  - International Conference on “Practical Reasoning”: “Reply to Gerald Dworkin’s Morally Speaking

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Publications

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Thesis and Dissertation

Ph.D. Dissertation: “Human Virtue - Reasons for Action and Explanations of Omissions”; Supervisors: Avishai Margalit and Avital Wolman
M.A. Research Paper (within the framework of research towards a Ph.D.): “Methodological Individualism and Language”; Supervisor: Avishai Margalit

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Articles

  1. Yuval Eylon, “Objects as Causes of Emotions,” Iyuun 41, October 1992 (in Hebrew).
  2. Yuval Eylon, “Freedom of the Will and Illusion - comment on Saul Smilanski’s book,” Iyuun 52, April 2003 (in Hebrew).
  3. Yuval Eylon, “Spectacular Moves: Interpretation, Charity, and Brazilian Football,” Professional Ethics: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 9 (3-4), Fall/Winter 2001, pp. 81-95.
  4. Yuval Eylon, “Understand All, Forgive Nothing: The Self-Indictment of HH,” Philosophy and Literature, November 2006.
  5. Yuval Eylon and Alon Harel, “The Right for Judicial Review,” The Virginia Law Review, October 2006.
  6. “Epsitocracy and Lotteries”; Contribution to symposium with David Estlund, Iyyun, 57, January 2009.
  7. Yuval Eylon, “Just threats,” Journal of Moral Philosophy, 6 (1), 2009, pp 94-108.
  8. Yuval Eylon and David Heyd, “Flattery,” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 77 (3), 2009, pp. 685-704.
  9. Yuval Eylon, “Virtue and Continence,” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 12 (2), 2009.
  10. “Well-Being and Revisionism”; Contribution to symposium with Richard Kraut, Iyyun, 59, July 2009.

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Others

Yuval Eylon and Amir Horowitz, “Football Luck and Moral Luck,” forthcoming in Philosophy and Soccer in the “Philosophy and Popular Culture” series, Open Court Press.

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