Anat Biletzki

Anat Biletzki is the Albert Schweitzer Professor of Philosophy at Quinnipiac University (Connecticut, USA) and Professor of Philosophy (retired) at Tel Aviv University. Biletzki has traveled widely, as a visiting scholar/professor at Cambridge University, Harvard University, the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, Bergen University, Boston University, MIT, and the National Humanities Center. Her publications include books and articles on Ludwig Wittgenstein, Thomas Hobbes, analytic philosophy, political thought, digital culture, and human rights.

Outside academia, Biletzki has been active in the peace movement and in several human rights organizations in Israel for almost four decades. She was chairperson of the board of B’Tselem – the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories – during the second intifada (2001-2006). In 2005 she was chosen as one of “50 most influential women in Israel” by Globes, the Israeli business monthly, and was nominated among the “1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005”.