The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture: Law, Politics, and Morality with Yoram Hazony
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Law School Events
Hazony (bio below) will be
speaking on his new book, The Philosophy of Hebrew Scripture (Cambridge
Steven Pinker hails the book as a "deep and lucid investigation of
the connections between the two chief strands of our intellectual history. A
Lord Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi of the British Commonwealth describes
the work as "a paradigm-shifting work of immense significance."
I hope you will be able to join us for what promises to be an exciting talk.
For a sneak peak, please enjoy this short book trailer.
Yoram Hazony is the Founder of Israel's first liberal arts college,
President of the Institute for Advanced Studies at the Shalem Center in
Jerusalem, and Senior Fellow in its Department of Philosophy, Political Theory
and Religion (PPR).
Hazony's previous books include The Jewish State: The Struggle for Israel's
Soul and The Dawn: Political Teachings of the Book of Esther. He has a
forthcoming book on Hume and the Science of Mind. His essays and articles have
appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, Commentary, Azure and
Ha'aretz, among other publications.
He is author of a regular blog on philosophy, Judaism, Israel and higher
education called Jerusalem Letters .
Hazony received a BA from Princeton University in East Asian Studies and a PhD
from Rutgers University in Political Theory.
Sponsored by: Jewish Law Students Association, Yale Department of Judaic
Studies, and Yale Department of Religion.
Please enter the organization/office sponsoring the event::Jewish Law Students Association, Department of Jewish Studies, Department of Religion