The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Humanities

Rami el Ali

Dr. Rami el Ali is an assistant professor of philosophy and the director of LAU’s Philosophy Program in the Department of Humanities. 


Before joining LAU in fall 2014, Ali completed his PhD at the University of Miami in Florida, USA. His research primarily focuses on the philosophy of mind, with an emphasis on perception. He is currently completing a book manuscript on misperception. 


Ali also works on the phenomenological movement, with a special interest in Levinas’ philosophy. He also works on the philosophy of technology, with a special interest in virtual reality, and the ethics of virtual acts. 
More details can be found on his personal website (

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Academic Degrees 

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