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Monday, February 15 • 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Faith in Sinai

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A number of medieval Jewish philosophers tried to prove that there was a revelation at Sinai. Together, we'll explore those arguments, critically, and discover their strengths and their weaknesses. In the wake of this investigation, learn an argument that doesn't justify belief in all that much, but it might justify a certain sort of faith, in a certain sort of something!

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Samuel Lebens

Samuel Lebens is a philosopher at the University of Haifa, and an Orthodox rabbi. He works on the philosophy of fiction, the writings of Bertrand Russell, and the philosophy of Judaism. He is the co-founder of the Association for the Philosophy of Judaism, and the author of the "Principles... Read More →

Monday February 15, 2016 12:00pm - 1:15pm EST