Lydia Amir is currently a Visiting Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Tufts University, USA. Throughout her academic career, she has promoted philosophy both within and outside the academe. A pioneer of the philosophical practice movement, she has regularly contributed to it since 1992, the year she began her practice. She has published extensively on ethics and the practice of philosophy, including over sixty peer-reviewed articles and essays, two books (Humor and the Good Life in Modern Philosophy: Shaftesbury, Hamann, Kierkegaard, and Rethinking Philosophers’ Responsibility), and an anthology edited with Aleksandar Fatic, Practicing Philosophy. An editor and board member of various academic journals, including Philosophical Practice and the Journal of Humanities Therapy, she is also the founder and president of the International Association for the Philosophy of Humor and the president of the Israeli Association for the Practice of Philosophy.