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The compatibility of science and religion vs. science and atheism
A world renowned philosopher of science debunks the common myth that science is at odds with religion, and explains how it is actually atheism that is incompatible with the scientific method.
A philosophical perspective on the inherent sanctity of morality
An exploration of Natural Law in Judaic perspective, looking from Isaiah Berlin, to David Hume, Immanuel Kant, the Sophists, Aristotle and ultimately to Jewish sources, including Philo, Malachi and others..
How rationalism and mysticism collaboratively communicate the Midrashic core of cosmic purpose
Why did G-d create the world? What is the purpose of the mitzvot? Chabad Chassidism integrates rationalist and mystical approaches with a distinctly Midrashic orientation, so that the intimate essence of G-d can openly resonate in the place of otherness.
The Second Annual Sir Isaiah Berlin Lecture at Chabad of Oxford
In Isaiah Berlin's 1962 essay, The Purpose of Philosophy, he wrote that enlightenment philosophers were tormented by the same ancient questions as their ancestors "in Greece and Rome and Palestine." He clearly believed that the Jews of ancient Israel had ...
Tentative remarks on Wittgenstein's religious and cultural philosophy
Ludwig Wittgenstein, is widely regarded as the greatest philosopher of the 20th century. He was not raised as a Jew but his family had a Jewish background, and a tentative case can be made that Jewish resonance can be detected in the formulation of his id...
Philosophy in Maimonides' Legal Code
Although Maimonides' Mishneh Torah is a codification of Jewish law (halacha), we find places in this work where Maimonides addresses philosophical or theological ideas as well. Textual analysis of Maimonides' Hilchos Yesodei HaTorah (Laws [which are] the ...
The Philosophy of Judaism and Joy
Professor William Kolbrener tells his personal story of spiritual growth and asks the deep philosophical question, "Can you be Jewish and still follow your bliss?"
A Conversation with Prof. Yitzchok Block
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Dr. Yitzchok Block, answers deep questions about the origins of the universe, the meaning of life and the uniqueness of Jewish belief.
Fundamental questions are answered as we demystify classic mystical texts.
The interplay of positivity and negativity in the context of Jewish history and Sefirat Haomer.
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