Rabbinic Discourse as a System of Knowledge: “The Study of Torah is Equal to them All”

Rabbinic Discourse as a System of Knowledge: "The Study of Torah is Equal to them All"

By Hannah E. Hashkes In Rabbinic Discourse as a System of Knowledge Hannah Hashkes employs contemporary philosophy in describing rabbinic reasoning as a rational response to experience. Hashkes combines insights from the philosophy of Quine and Davidson with the semiotics of Peirce to construe knowledge as systematic reasoning occurring within a community of inquiry. Her reading of the works of Emmanuel Levinas and Jean-Luc Marion allows her to create a…