Prof. Aaron Ben-Ze’ev
Professor of Philosophy

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Aaron Ben-Ze'ev, Professor of Philosophy,Former President of the University of Haifa (2004-2012). He received his B.A. in Philosophy and Economics (1975) and his M.A. in Philosophy (1977) from the University of Haifa, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago (1981).
At the University of Haifa, Professor Ben-Ze’ev held several additional positions in academic administration prior to his election as President, including Rector, Dean of Research, Chairperson of the Philosophy Department, Head of the University of Haifa Press and Head of the Academic Channel.

Professor Ben-Ze'ev is considered one of the world’s leading experts in the study of emotions, and he set up the Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Emotions at the University. His research focuses on the philosophy of psychology, and especially the study of emotions. Most recently, his research has centered on love. He has published numerous articles and books on these subjects.

His major books are:
Die Logik der Gefühle: Kritik der emotionalen Intelligenz -(edition unseld) [Taschenbuch]
In The Name of Love: Romantic ideology and its victims - (Oxford University Press, 2008)
Love Online: Emotions on the Internet - (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
The Subtlety of Emotions - (MIT Press, 2000)
The Perceptual System - (Peter Lang: 1993)

Blog in Psychology Today: In the Name of Love - A philosopher looks at our deepest emotions