ד"ר פיני איפרגן

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קורות חיים

Education

1988-1991: BA degree in philosophy and statistics, Hebrew University.

1992-1996: MA degree in philosophy, Hebrew University. MA thesis: “Hegel’s Logik as a Critique of Dogmatic Metaphysics”. 

1996-2002: Doctoral candidate. Thesis: “The Tragedy in Ethical Life: Hegel’s Thought between Theory and Praxis” submitted in December 2002 to the Hebrew University senate.

2003: Ph. D. degree awarded.

 

Appointments at Hebrew University

1995-97, 1999-2002: Teaching assistant: 'exercise' in “History of Modern Philosophy”, Department of Philosophy.   

1999-2000: Teaching seven sessions of Professor Yirmiyahu Yovel’s seminar, “Hegel’s Philosophie des Geistes”. Department of Philosophy.

2002-03: Visiting lecturer, Department of German Language and Literature, course on “Schiller, Hölderlin and Hegel: German Idealism between the Ethical and the Aesthetical”. 

2003-04   Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Franz Rosenzweig Center for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History. 

2004-05  Lecturer, Philosophy Department, seminar on " 'After the Absolutism of Reality': On Hans Blumenberg's Philosophy".

2005-07  Lecturer, Philosophy Department. Course taught "Modern Philosophy II" (From Kant to Marx).

 

Other Academic and Research Institutes

2004-05    Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the New School for Social Research, New York (Winter semester).

2004-05   Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Committee for Social Thought, the University of Chicago (Spring semester). 

2005-06  Visiting Lecturer, Philosophy Department, Ben-Gurion University at the Negev. Course held: "Introduction to Continental Philosophy".  

2006-07  Visiting Lecturer, Philosophy Department, Ben-Gurion University at the Negev. Course held: "Philosophy of Culture".

 

Prizes and Scholarships

1991-1992: Full exchange program scholarship for study at the University of Heidelberg.

1998-1999: Minerva scholarship, Max Plank Institute.  

2001: Yael Cohen Prize for remarkable achievement in philosophical research in graduate studies, Department of Philosophy, Hebrew University.

 

Lectures   

1999: “Kant or Hegel: Between Ethics and Metaphysics”. Lecture held at the departmental seminar of the Department of Philosophy, Ben-Gurion University, Beer Sheva.

2001: “Modernity as a Philosophical Problem?” Lecture held at the departmental seminar of the Department of Philosophy, Hebrew University.

2002: “Hegel between Politics and Metaphysics”. Lecture held at the seminar for senior researchers, Shalem center, Jerusalem.

2003: “The Work on the Absolute: Hans Blumenberg between Mythos and Logos”. Lecture held at the departmental seminar of the Department of German Language and Literature, Hebrew University.

2004: "Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai's Cave and the History of Philosophy".  Lecture held at the departmental seminar of the Department of German Language and Literature, Hebrew University.

2005: "The Way out of the Cave: On Hans Blumenberg's Philosophical Anthropology". Lecture held at the departmental seminar of the Committee for Social Thought, University of Chicago; also at the departmental seminar of the Department of Philosophy, Tel-Aviv University, in 2006.

2006: " 'Man as a Poor Creature' and Blumenberg's Modernity Thesis". Lecture held at a symposium (with Professors Gabi Motzkin and Christoph Schmidt) on Hans Blumenberg's philosophy at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.

פירסומים

"On the Torn Life: On Hegel's Basic Philosophical Motive", in GWF Hegel, Der Geist des Christentum und sein Schicksal, tr. into Hebrew Gadi Goldberg, ed. Pini Ifergan. Resling Press, Tel Aviv, 2005, pp. 147-182.   

"On the Philosophical Project of Hans Blumenberg", in Hans Blumenberg, Schiffbruch mit Zuschauer. Paradigma einer Daseinsmetapher, tr. into Hebrew Gadi Goldberg, ed. Pini Ifergan. The Shalem Press, Jerusalem, 2005, pp. 9-42.

 "Giambattista Vico’s New Science and the Basic Conflict of the Enlightenment", Keshet HadashaQuarterly for Literature and Criticism 14: 162-173.

An English version of this article will be published in New Vico Studies.     

"The Reception of Hölderlin in Hebrew Culture" (German), to be published in the proceedings of the Deutschen Hölderlin-Gesellschaft (Bad Homburg). 

"Modernity as a Philosophical Problem?" (Hebrew) IyyunThe Jerusalem Philosophical Quarterly 55 (April 2006): 123-137.     

 

Forthcoming:

The Tragedy in Ethical LifeHegel's Thought between Theory and Praxis. Resling Press, Tel-Aviv, January 2007. The book is a revised version of my Ph.D. dissertation.        

"Hegel's Political Thought: Beyond Liberalism and Communitarianism", in GWF Hegel, Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts, tr. into Hebrew Gadi Goldberg, ed. Pini Ifergan. Shalem Press, Jerusalem.

"Introduction to Kant's Political Thought", in I. Kant, Der Streit der Fakultäten, tr. into Hebrew Yiftah Hellerman-Carmel. Resling Press, Tel-Aviv.   

"Kant on Politics and History", in I. Kant, Political Writings, tr. into Hebrew Yiftah Hellerman-Carmel, ed. Pini Ifergan. Resling Press, Tel-Aviv.