About: Dr. Ronny Miron Department for Philosophy and the department for hermeneutics and culture studies
Academic Biography 2002 Ph.D., General Philosophy, Bar-Ilan University 1996 – teaching in the university in the department of : Jewish studies, philosophy and cultural studies
Academic profile The main field of Dr. Ronny Miron’ research is continental philosophy, especially the German philosophy: existentialism, Phenomenology, Idealism and Hermeneutics. She also teach and write on modern Judaism. In her Dissertation she focused Karl Jaspers’ metaphysics. After finishing her dissertation she initiated a new research on the phenomenological school, which gained the support [a post-doc scholarship] of the German-Israeli foundation of ‘Minerva’. she stayed in the University of Frankfurt a.M (2002) and the University of Munich (2003), where she worked on metaphysical interpretations to Edmund Husserl’ Phenomenology, and especially that of Hedwig Conrad-Martuis. Now she work on a book that will focus on the metaphysical phenomenology of reality in Hedwig Conrad-Martuis writings.
Publications Book: Karl Jaspers: From the search after Selfhood to Transcendence, accepted for publication at Bar Ilan University Press, 2003 [Hebrew]
Articles: “The covenant between philosophy and Revelation: David Hartman’s Thought in the view of Karl Jaspers’ philosophy”, Daat, vol. 53 (winter, 2004), pp. 161-192 (Hebrew) “History and Zionism in the Thought of Nathan Rotenstreich”, Israel, 4, 2003, pp. 185-206 (Hebrew) “From Psychiatrics to Philosophy: the Development of the concept of Selfhood in Karl Jaspers’ philosophy”, Iyun , 53, (2004), 123-150 (Hebrew) “From Opposition to Reciprocity- Karl Jaspers on science, philosophy and what lies between them”, International philosophical Quarterly, , 44/2, 147-163, 2004. “A Phenomenology of the believer’s Self – The cas of Yeshayahu Leibowitz”, in: D. Kurzweil. M. Halbertal, A. Sagi (eds.) On Faith, Forthcoming in 2005. (Hebrew) “Towards Reality: The development of the philosophical attitude to reality in Karl Jaspers’ thought”, Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology, forthcoming “The possibility of religious subjectivity - its defense and critique” , Muenchener Jahrbuch, Forthcoming 2005
in preparation Metaphysics of Reality - Hedwig Conrad-Martuis’ Phenomenology
Fields of expertise Continental Philosophy with special emphasis on the Phenomenology, Idealism, Hermeneutics, Existentialism and contemporary Jewish thought.