Logic

The Talmud debates whether there is such a thing as ‘breira’ or not. ‘Breira’ literally means clarification, but in the Talmudic debate that I’m talking about, it would better be translated as retroactive clarification…. or something like that. If a...
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Here are links to two articles relating to logic in the Talmud: “The Realm of the Sacred, wherein We may not Draw an Inference from Something which Itself has been Inferred: a reading of Talmud Bavli Zevachim folio 50” by Curtis Franks Department of Philosophy,
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In what follows, I copy the soncino translation of tractate Gittin 28a. I intersplice the text with my italicised comments. I have nothing of real interest to say about this excerpt. That’s why I’m appealing for your help! If we don’t want...
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June 1, 2023
(Announcing on behalf of Chris Tucker:) The 7th Theistic Ethics Workshop will take place Sept. 7-9 in Winston-Salem, NC at the Graylyn Conference Center. The deadline for submissions is June 1st, and we cover all expenses. The invited speakers are Cheshire Calhoun (Arizona State),...
Talmudic Destiny
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February 22, 2023
7:00 pm
The APJ is delighted to announce that our annual group session will be held at the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023 at the Hilton Denver City Center, Denver, CO. This year’s session will...