Chalabi was born in Beirut in 1977. He obtained his BA in philosophy in 2002 from the Lebanese University, and a diploma in architecture from ALBA in 2004. He continued his studies in philosophy at Paris 8 where he obtained a Master 2 in 2008, and his PhD in 2016. Today Chalabi teaches philosophy and art theory at AUB. His main fields of interest are: the study of ontological argumentation, ethics and aesthetics – in line with the Deleuzian approach.