Jewish Philosophical Theology: Request for Proposals
November 9, 2014 — 21:27

Author: Matthew Mullins  Category: News  Tags: , , , ,   Comments: Off

I. Fellowship Announcement

The Herzl Institute in Jerusalem, in collaboration with the John Templeton Foundation, invites proposals for a funding initiative in “Jewish Philosophical Theology.” Our aim is to encourage research from both new and established scholars working on philosophical projects in the area of Jewish theology. We anticipate applications from philosophers interested in Jewish theology, but welcome applicants from other areas including Hebrew Bible and rabbinics, Jewish Studies and allied disciplines.

II. Fellowship Description

Project Directors:
Yoram Hazony, The Herzl Institute
Joshua Weinstein, The Herzl Institute

This $560,000 funding initiative is intended to support work in Jewish philosophical theology. Proposals can request between $40,000 and $100,000 for projects not to exceed two years in duration. We intend to make 7-10 awards.


Summer Seminar on The Nature of Faith
December 20, 2013 — 13:53

Author: Jon Kvanvig  Category: Uncategorized  Tags: , , , ,   Comments: 3

Held in Columbia, MO, June 18-July 15, including an attractive financial package for participants (4K for a research project, 3K for housing, $750 for travel to and from the seminar, and $51/day for food). Seminar led by Kvanvig, Howard-Snyder, and Dougherty, with anticipated week-long visits by distinguished philosophers (at this point, tentative commitments from Keith DeRose, Dean Zimmerman, and Lara Buchak).

Further details below the fold.