Photo of Irad Kimhi
Irad Kimhi Office: Foster 309 Phone: Email
Visiting Professor in the Committee on Social Thought


John U. Nef Committee on Social Thought
1130 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637


Irad Kimhi’s interest and expertise range across various aspects of literature, theology, psychoanalysis, mysticism, and aesthetics. Recognized for his originality and depth of thought, he trained in philosophy and previously taught at Yale University and at Bezalel Academy of Art Graduate Program in Tel Aviv, Israel. His manuscript, Being and Thinking: The Two Way Capacity, has been completed and accepted for publication by Harvard University Press. This book will offer a reflection on the history of logic and the relation between logic and metaphysics.

Kimhi has been a fellow at the Rozenzweig Center in Jerusalem and the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. He received his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh and his BA in mathematics and philosophy from Tel-Aviv University in Israel.

Kimhi joined the University of Chicago faculty in 2012.