Ph.D., Columbia University, 1998. Specializes in 17th century philosophy, mainly Leibniz and Spinoza. Other interests include multiculturalism in Israel and a research project in the philosophy of modern biology on genotype-phenotype relations.
Some recent publications include Possibility, Agency and Individuality in Leibniz’s Metaphysics, Springer, 2007; Leibniz on Nested Individuals, BJHP 2007; The Multicultural Challenge in Israel, Academic Studies Press, 2009, co-edited with Avi Sagi; Machines of Nature and Corporeal Substances in Leibniz, Springer, 2010, co-edited with Justin Smith; “Gene expression and the concept of the phenotype”, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C, 2007. Current research projects include a book on Infinity in Leibniz’s Philosophy and the relations between Possibility and Existence in Leibniz and Kant.