Yitzhak Benbaji is a professor of philosophy at Tel-Aviv University Law Faculty. He teaches courses on moral and political philosophy, on the philosophy of law and jurisprudence and on the morality and the laws of war. His fields of interest are just war theory, political theory, theories of distributive justice, philosophy of language and more recently, the philosophy of law and of international law.
His publications in just war theory include, A Contractarian Account of the Crime of Aggression in C. Fabre and S. Lazar (eds.) The Morality of Defensive Wars (forthcoming, OUP), "The Moral Power of Soldiers to Undertake the Duty of Obedience" Ethics (2011), "The War Convention and the Moral Division of Labour"Philosophical Quarterly (2009), A Defense of the Traditional War-Convention Ethics (2008). His publications in theory of distributive justice include Sufficiency or Priority? European Journal of Philosophy (2006) "The Doctrine of Sufficiency: a Defense," Utilitas (2005). His publication in philosophy of language include "A Demonstrative Analysis of ’Open Quotation’"Mind and Language (2004),"Parity, Intransitivity and a Context-Sensitive Degree Analysis of Gradability" Australasian Journal of Philosophy (2009) and his book (with Menachem Fisch)The View from Within Notre Dame University Press (2011).