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Shai Biderman, Dr.

Academic Position

​Senior Lecturer at HaMidrasha – Faculty of the Arts, lecturer at the Faculty of Society and Culture, and Head of the Research Authority.

Courses

  • ​Philosophy and cinema
  • Philosophy and literature
  • Philosophy and popular culture
  • Esthetics
  • Ethics
  • Existentialism

Publications

Edited Books
  • Biderman, S. and I. Lewit, eds. (2016). Mediamorphosis: Kafka and the Moving Image. Wallflower Press (an imprint of Columbia University Press), 360 pp.
  • Devlin, William J. and S. Biderman, eds. (2011). The Philosophy of David Lynch. Kentucky, The University Press of Kentucky, 242pp.
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
  • Biderman, S. (2014). "Into the Wild (West): Philosophy and Cinematic Mythmaking." Existenz: An International Journal in Philosophy, Religion, Politics and Arts 9(2): 53-62.
  • Biderman, S. (2014). “A Night at the Opera of Talmudic Reasoning: The “Jewishness” of Jewish Cinema”. Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image. 4:14-27.
  • Biderman, S. and W. Devlin (2012). “Sartre’s Existential Analysis of Moral Dilemmas through Gone Baby Gone.” Film and Philosophy. 16: 70-81.
  • Biderman, Shai. (2009). “The Big Leap: Heidegger, Nietzsche, Kafka”. Time, Memory, and Cultural Change. Eds. S. Dempsey and D. Nichols. Vienna: IWM Junior Visiting Fellows’ Conferences, Vol. 25 (http://www.iwm.at/publications/5-junior-visiting-fellows-conferences/vol-xxv/the-big-leap/)
Chapters in Peer-Reviewed Books
  • Biderman, S. (2017). A Touch of Evil: Cinematic Perspectives. Talking About Evil. Ed. Rina Lazar. Routledge. [Forthcoming]
  • Devlin, William J. and Shai Biderman. (2016). The Beguiling Horror of Hannibal Lecter. Hannibal Lecter and Philosophy. Ed. Joseph Westfall. Chicago, Open Court: 217-228.
  • Biderman, S. and W. Devlin. (2011) An Ethical Analysis of Traffic. The Philosophy of Steven Soderbergh. Eds. R. Barton Palmer and Steven M. Sanders. The University Press of Kentucky: 247-264.
  • Biderman, S. (2010). Do Not Forsake Me My Darling: Loneliness and Solitude in the Westerns. The Philosophy of the Western. Eds. Jennifer L. McMahon and B. Steve Csaki. Kentucky, The University Press of Kentucky: 13-29.
  • Biderman, S. and W. Devlin. (2009). Justice, Power, and Love: The Political Philosophy of Intolerable Cruelty. The Philosophy of The Coen Brothers. Ed. Mark Conard. Kentucky, The University Press of Kentucky: 109-124.
  • Biderman, S. and W. Devlin (2008). The Wrath of Nietzsche. Star Trek and Philosophy: The Wrath of Kant. Eds. Jason T. Eberl & Kevin Decker. Chicago & La Salle, Illinois, Open Court: 47-58.
  • Biderman, S. and W. Devlin (2008). The Tao of John Locke. Lost and Philosophy, The Island Has Its Reasons. Ed. Sharon Kaye. Oxford, Blackwell: 205-215.
  • Biderman, S. (2008). Recalling the Self: Personal Identity in Total Recall. The Philosophy of Science Fiction Film. Ed. Steven M. Sanders. Kentucky, The University Press of Kentucky: 39-54.
  • Biderman, S. and W. Devlin (2008). The Prisoner and Self-Imprisonment. The Philosophy of TV Noir. Eds. Steven M. Sanders and Aeon J. Skoble. Kentucky, The University Press of Kentucky: 229-246.
  • Biderman, S. and W. Devlin (2007). The Simpsons Already Did It! This Show Is A Freakin’ Rip-Off. Family Guy and Philosophy, A Cure for the Petarded. Ed. J. Jeremy Wisnewski. Oxford, Blackwell publishing: 149-59.
  • Biderman, S. and E. Jacobowitz (2007). Rope: Nietzsche and the Art of Murder. Hitchcock and Philosophy, Dial M for Metaphysics. Eds. David Baggett & William A. Drumin. Chicago & La Salle, Illinois, Open Court: 33-45.
  • Biderman, S. (2007). Stan’s Future Self and Evil Cartman, Personal Identity in South Park. South Park and Philosophy, You Know, I Learned Something Today. Ed. Robert Arp. Oxford, Blackwell Publishing: 202-10.
  • בידרמן, ש. ושלמה בידרמן. (2005). כי גדולה השנאה אשר שנאה מאהבה אשר אהבה: מחשבות על אהבות. משפטים על אהבה: משפט, חברה ותרבות. עורכות: ארנה בן-נפתלי וחנה נווה. תל אביב, הוצאת רמות (אוניברסיטת תל אביב): 415-432.
  • Biderman, S. (2005). The Roar and the Rampage: A Tale of Revenge in Kill Bill, Volumes 1 and 2. Movies and the Meaning of Life, Philosophers Take on Hollywood. Eds. Kimberly A. Blessing and Paul J. Tudico. Chicago & La Salle, Illinois, Open Court: 199-209.
  • Eisikovits, N. and S. Biderman (2005). Too Tired of the Future: Free Will and Determinism in Spielberg’s Minority Report. Movies and the Meaning of Life, Philosophers Take on Hollywood. Eds. Kimberly A. Blessing and Paul J. Tudico. Chicago & La Salle, Illinois, Open Court: 242-55.
Additional Publications 
  • בידרמן, ש. (2017). "אמת ומשמעות בקולנוע של ארול מוריס". תקריב: כתב עת לקולנוע דוקומנטרי 13 (http://takriv.net/).
  • בידרמן, ש. (2003). הסביר, השונה, ומה שביניהם: משפט ותרבות פופולרית בסדרה סיינפלד. המשפט ח: 265-288.

 
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