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Asa Kasher

educator , philosopher

Asa Kasher, Israeli philosopher, educator. Grantee Deutsche Forshcung Gemeinshaft, Berlin, 1973-1976, United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation, 1989-1992, Institute Academy, since 1992. Lieutenant Israel military, 1963-1965. Member Israel Philosophy Association (president 1987-1991), American Philosophy Association, Philosophy Journal Editor Society.

Background

Kasher, Asa was born on June 6, 1940 in Jerusalem. Son of Shim'on and Zipora (Rabinowitz) Kasher.

Education

Master of Science, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1971.

Career

Professor philosophy Tel Aviv University, since 1979, chair, since 1989. Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, since 1988. Visiting fellow Wolfson College, Oxford, England, 1979.

Works

  • Editor: Philosophia, since 1971.

Membership

Lieutenant Israel military, 1963-1965. Member Israel Philosophy Association (president 1987-1991), American Philosophy Association, Philosophy Journal Editor Society.

Connections

Married Naomi Waldmann, April 4, 1965. Children: Yehoraz, Shirith, Avshalom.

father:
Shim'on Kasher

mother:
Zipora (Rabinowitz) Kasher

spouse:
Naomi Waldmann

children:
Yehoraz Kasher

Shirith Kasher

Avshalom Kasher