Conference Events

Call for Abstracts: APJ Meeting at the APA Central on The Philosophy of Halakha
February 23, 2022
Call for Abstracts: The APJ plans to sponsor a session on the theme “The Philosophy of Halakha” at the APA’s Central Division* in Chicago, IL, February 23-26, 2022.  We invite abstracts of up to 1,000 words on any topic in the Philosophy of Halakha, broadly construed (including philosophical engagement with specific Halakhic rules, meta-Halakhic discussions, the metaphysics of Halakha, and so...
Hybrid Workshop: Worship and the Human
July 19, 2021
As part of the John Templeton Foundation-sponsored project entitled “Worship: A Jewish Philosophical Investigation,” the workshop Worship and the Human will take place (hybridly) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem on July 19-21, 2021. For a full schedule, see here.  
Call for Abstracts: Worship and the Divine (Hebrew University: 5-8 August 2019)
August 5, 2019
As part of the John Templeton Foundation-sponsored project, entitled “Worship: A Jewish Philosophical Investigation,” we welcome abstracts for papers on the theme, “Worship and the Divine”. We are looking to receive abstracts (1) with relevance to the summer’s theme, (2) that could feasibly be completed within the project time-frame, (3) from scholars with a demonstrated ability to carry out a philosophical research...
APJ Co-Sponsored Conference at Haifa University (12-14 June, 2018)
June 12, 2018
For a full schedule, see: For a booklet of the abstracts for all of the talks, see:
Conference on “Torah from Heaven” (18-22 June)
Jerusalem, Israel
June 18, 2017
The Herzl Institute is delighted to announce a conference on the topic: What Does ‘Torah From Heaven’ Mean? This conference will seek to elucidate the traditional Jewish theology of torah from heaven in response to recent challenges. We hope to address questions such as: What can the idea that the torah is from heaven teach...
Graduate conference on “Talmud and Philosophy” (Yale University 30 April 2017)
New Haven, CT, USA
April 30, 2017
Between Athens and Pumpeditha? Philosophy intends the universal, the ideal, the abstract; Talmud is rooted in the real, in the concrete situation of a people in history. And yet the academy is witnessing a burgeoning interest in the possibilities for fruitful conversation between the two – what philosophy might have to say to Talmud, what...
The Second APJ Conference
Chicago, IL, USA
February 27, 2014
The second APJ conference will be held in conjunction with the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association on Thursday February 27th, 2014 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel in Chicago, IL.
The APJ Inaugural Conference
December 28, 2012
The APJ held its inaugural conference in conjunction with the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association on Friday December 28th 2012. The topic of the 2012 conferences was: “What can be said? What should be said?” Audio recordings will be online soon, so even if you weren’t able to make it to Atlanta, you...