Joshua I. Weinstein

Joshua I. Weinstein is Co-Director of the John Templeton Foundation’s project in Jewish Philosophical Theology, and is a Senior Fellow at the Herzl Institute. His work in ethics, politics and psychology focuses on classical thought (Plato, Talmud) as well as contemporary philosophy, phenomenology and cognitive science.

Josh Weinstein studied physics at Princeton University, Jewish law and thought at R. Yitzchak Yechiel Yeshiva in Jerusalem, and philosophy at University of California – Irvine and Hebrew University (PhD. 2005). In 2009-2010 he was a Starr Fellow at the Center for Jewish Studies at Harvard University and has since taught Greek philosophy at Ben-Gurion University and served as a fellow at Shalem College.

Weinstein’s recent work includes “Philosophia and the Love of Wisdom” and “Yishuv Medinah and a Rabbinic Alternative to Greek Political Philosophy.”

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