Tag Archives: Moral Psychology

Immigration and the Image of God

My new blog post for The Jewish Journal: Surprisingly – or maybe not – many of our current debates were foreshadowed by ancient rabbinical disputes. One such foreshadowed debate was our national conundrum about immigration, legal and otherwise. In his … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Philosophy, Judaism, Philosophy, The Jewish Journal | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Who Is Your Enemy?

Who is your enemy? One of my friends said that she must have done something right this year, because she had acquired more enemies. Winston Churchill, who was Britain’s prime minister during World War II, would have agreed: “You have enemies? … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Philosophy, Philosophy, The Times of Israel | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

You’re Doing It Backward

By N.S. Palmer You’re doing it backward. Well, maybe not you, but a lot of people. They’re doing it backward, according to Saadia Gaon (882 – 942 CE), the Jewish philosopher who updated Aristotle for the 10th century. Most people … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Philosophy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment