Philosophy

Kenneth R. Seeskin and Jon D. Levenson debate the power and the limits of philosophical reflection on the Hebrew Bible.

Feb. 16 2017 12:01AM

The former seeks answers; the latter seeks the questions that can help situate human beings existentially and rationally within the universe.

Jan. 23 2017 12:01AM

Twilight of the anti-Semites.

Benjamin Silver
Jan. 18 2017 12:01AM

Like Walt Whitman in Song of Myself, the Hebrew Bible is large, it contains multitudes.

Jan. 16 2017 12:01AM

As the latest attempt to draw universal ethical principles from the Bible shows, philosophical investigation of its text offers the prospect of great rewards—and grave dangers.

Jan. 3 2017 12:01AM

Battling the Gods.

Richard F. Thomas
Nov. 11 2016 12:01AM

Promoting philosophy while giving political society and revelation their due.

Steven Lenzner
Oct. 26 2016 12:01AM

So why do intellectuals pretend otherwise?

Adam Kirsch
Sept. 27 2016 12:01AM

A dazzling new book reminds us that our minds don’t work like computers—and that wisdom, including the moral wisdom of Judaism, doesn’t progress like science.

Sept. 1 2016 12:01AM

A groundbreaking essay.

Hans Jonas
June 30 2016 12:01AM

It goes back to Genesis.

Lenn Goodman
March 11 2016 12:01AM

A tale of three former yeshiva students.

Michah Gottlieb
Jan. 11 2016 12:01AM

Looking to Aristotle for answers.

William E. Carrol
Jan. 8 2016 12:01AM