E-mail : vivian@mizrahi.ch


My research focuses on philosophical questions about perception.

Topics I've written about include the nature of colors and smells, the individuation of the senses and the role perceptual media.


  • "Seeing Through Photographs: Photography as a Transparent Visual Medium", The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 2021, 79:52–63 , Draft
  • "Recorded Sounds and Auditory Media", Philosophia, 2020, 48:1551-1567. Draft
  • "Mirrors and Misleading Appearances", the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 2019, 97:2, 354-367. Draft
  • "Perceptual Media, Glass and Mirrors", Mac Cumhaill, C. & Crowther, T. (eds), Perceptual Ephemera, Oxford University Press, 2018, pp. 238-259. Draft
  • "Stench and Olfactory Disgust", in Tappolet, Teroni et Konzelmann Ziv (eds), Les Ombres de l'âme, Routledge, 2018, pp. 86-94. Draft
  • "Just a Matter of Taste", Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 2016, pp. 1-21. Draft
  • "Sniff, Smell and Stuff", Philosophical Studies, 2016, 171(2):233-250. Draft
  • "Puanteur et dégoût olfactif", in Tappolet, Teroni et Konzelmann Ziv (eds), Les Ombres de l'âme, Genève : Markus Haller, 2011, pp. 163-182. Draft
  • "Color and Transparency", Rivista di Estetica, 43:1, 2010. Draft
  • "Is Colour Composition Phenomenal?", in D. Skusevich and P. Matikas (eds), Color Perception: Physiology, Processes and Analysis, chap. 6, Nova Science Publishers, 2009, pp. 185-202. Draft
  • "Color Objectivism and Color Pluralism", Dialectica, Vol. 60, No. 3. (September 2006), pp. 283-306. Draft
  • with M. Nida-Rümelin, "Introduction", Dialectica, Vol. 60, No. 3. (September 2006), pp. 209-222.


  • with M. Nida-Rümelin (ed), “The Ontology of Colors”, Dialectica, Vol. 60, No. 3. (September 2006).