We are delighted to welcome Zev Harvey as a Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Columbia.

Professor Harvey studied philosophy at Columbia University (BA, 1965; Ph.D., 1973) and taught in the Department of Philosophy at McGill University (1971-1977), before moving to Jerusalem in 1977.  He is the author of many studies on medieval and modern Jewish philosophy, including Physics and Metaphysics in Hasdai Crescas (1998).  He is an EMETPrize laureate (2009) and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Jewish Thought at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Professor Harvey will be teaching Maimonides Guide of the Perplexed  and the graduate level course Medieval Philosophy in Fall 2012.