Tzachi Zamir
Born1967 (age 54–55)
NationalityIsraeli
Alma materTel Aviv University
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
InstitutionsHebrew University of Jerusalem

Tzachi Zamir (born 1967[1]) is an Israeli philosopher and literary critic specialising in the philosophy of literature, the philosophy of theatre, and animal ethics. He is Professor of English and General & Comparative Literature at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Academic career

Zamir studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv University, going on to be a Rothschild and Fulbright postdoctoral fellow in philosophy at The University of Chicago. He joined the English department of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2004 as a lecturer, and is now Professor of English and General & Comparative Literature.[2]

Zamir is the author of the 2006 book Double Vision: Moral Philosophy and Shakespearean Drama[3][4] and the 2007 book Ethics & the Beast: A Speciesist Argument for Animal Liberation,[5][6][7] both published by Princeton University Press. His 2014 book Acts: Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self was published by the University of Michigan Press.[8][9][10] In 2018, he published both the monograph Ascent: Philosophy and Paradise Lost[11][12][13] and the edited collection Shakespeare's Hamlet: Philosophical Perspectives with Oxford University Press,[14] and in 2020 he published Just Literature: Philosophical Criticism and Justice with Routledge.[15]

While most contemporary scholars involved with animal ethics have written in favour of veganism, Zamir however has defended vegetarianism.[6][16][17]

Personal life

Zamir lives with his wife and three children in Hod HaSharon.[18]

Selected publications

References

  1. ^ "Tzachi Zamir - CV". Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Retrieved 2019-01-26.
  2. ^ "Tzachi Zamir: Bio & Research". Hebrew University of Jerusalem. June 2018. Retrieved 16 December 2018.
  3. ^ Schweizer, Harold (2008). "Double Vision: Moral Philosophy and Shakespearean Drama (review)". Partial Answers. 6 (2): 503–506. doi:10.1353/pan.0.0013. S2CID 145684497.
  4. ^ Fulton, Thomas (2008). "Tzachi Zamir. Double Vision: Moral Philosophy and Shakespearean Drama". Renaissance Quarterly. 61 (1): 301–2. doi:10.1353/ren.2008.0077. S2CID 171316057.
  5. ^ Hadley, John (2008). "Ethics and the Beast ‐ By Tzachi Zamir". Analytic Philosophy. 49 (3): 279–80. doi:10.1111/j.1468-0149.2008.467_16.x.
  6. ^ a b Jones, Robert C. "Tzachi Zamir, Ethics and the Beast: A Speciesist Argument for Animal Liberation". Philosophy in Review. 29 (6): 448–450.
  7. ^ Faria, Cátia (2010). "Zamir, Tzachi, Ethics and the Beast: A Speciesist Argument for Animal Liberation". Telos (in Spanish). 17 (1): 109–120.
  8. ^ Daddario, Will (2015). "Acts: Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self. By Tzachi Zamir". TDR/The Drama Review. 59 (4): 189–92. doi:10.1162/DRAM_r_00508. S2CID 57563480.
  9. ^ Hamilton, James R. (2015). "Acts: Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self". The Philosophical Quarterly. 65 (261): 856–9. doi:10.1093/pq/pqu103.
  10. ^ Riggle, Nick (2015). "Acts: Theater, Philosophy, and the Performing Self". Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (2015.09.16).
  11. ^ Moshenska, Joe (2019). " Ascent: Philosophy and Paradise Lost, by Tzachi Zamir". Mind. 128 (511): 927–35. doi:10.1093/mind/fzy049.
  12. ^ Nievergelt, Marco (2019). "Zamir, Tzachi; Ascent: Philosophy and Paradise Lost. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018; pp. x + 216". Journal of Religious History. 43 (3): 443–6. doi:10.1111/1467-9809.12606.
  13. ^ "Ascent: Philosophy and Paradise Lost".
  14. ^ MacKay, Ellen (2019). "Recent Studies in Tudor and Stuart Drama". SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500–1900. 59 (2): 429–79. doi:10.1353/sel.2019.0021. S2CID 191726266.
  15. ^ McGregor, Rafe (2020). "Tzachi Zamir, "Just Literature: Philosophical Criticism and Justice."". Philosophy in Review. 40 (4): 179–81. doi:10.7202/1074039ar.
  16. ^ Hanganu-Bresch, Cristina; Kondrlik, Kristin. (2021). Veg(etari)an Arguments in Culture, History, and Practice: The V Word. Palgrave. p. xxv. ISBN 978-3-030-53279-6
  17. ^ Milburn, J. (2019). "Vegetarian Eating". In: Meiselman H. (eds) Handbook of Eating and Drinking. Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-75388-1
  18. ^ Alexander, Neta (12 September 2014). "Mastering the Theater of the Self". Haaretz. Retrieved 18 September 2019.

https://tzachizamir.huji.ac.il/