Dr. Samuel Lebens

Rabbi Dr. Samuel Lebens is a research fellow in the philosophy department at the University of Haifa, and a dynamic Jewish educator. He holds a PhD in philosophy from Birkbeck College (University of London), and held post-doctoral positions at the University of Notre Dame and Rutgers. His thesis was a defense of Bertrand Russell’s theory of assertion. He is also an ordained Orthodox Rabbi, having studied at various Israeli Rabbinical schools (Yeshivat Hakotel, Yeshivat Hamivtar, and Yeshivat Har Etzion). His most recent book is The Principles of Judaism (Oxford University Press).

Sam’s academic interests span the philosophy of religion, metaphysics, epistemology, and the philosophy of language. He is also the co-founder and chair of the Association for the Philosophy of Judaism.

(personal website: www.samlebens.com).

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