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Avishai Margalit Website

Avishai Margalit is an Israeli Professor Emeritus in Philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From 2006 to 2011, he served as the George F. Kennan Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. Among his publications are Idolatry (with Moshe Halbertal, Harvard University Press, 1992), The Decent Society (Harvard University Press, 1996), Views in Review: Politics and Culture in the State of the Jews (Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1998), The Ethics of Memory (Harvard University Press, 2002), Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies (with Ian Buruma, New York: The Penguin Press 2004), and On Compromise And Rotten Compromises (Princeton University Press, 2010).