Director of the Bucerius Institute
Department of Jewish History
University of Haifa

Dr. Cedric Cohen-Skalli

Dr. Cedric Cohen-Skalli teaches early modern and modern Jewish Philosophyat the Dept. of Jewish History at the University of Haifa. His research focuses on the relationship of Jewish thinkers to two main philosophical shifts: the shift from Medieval philosophy to early modern thought (14th-17th century), and the shift from early modern to modern thought (18th-20th century). He published three books and many articles on diverse aspects of Jewish thought and literature in early modern and modern period. He is also translator of many works of Freud, Benjamin, Scholem, Idel and Abravanel.

Research Areas: history of Jewish philosophy, history of German philosophy, philosophy of translation in German context, modern political thought, history of art, aesthetics.