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David Shatz is a professor of philosophy at Yeshiva University. He has published over forty articles and reviews, dealing with both general and Jewish philosophy. He is also co-editor of Contemporary Philosophy of Religion, Definitions and Definability, Abraham Issac Kook and Jewish Spirituality and Tikkun Olam: Social Responsibility in Jewish Thought and Law. Shatz's work in general philosophy focuses on the theory of knowledge, free will, ethics, and the philosophy of religion, while his work in Jewish philosophy focuses on Maimonides, Jewish ethics, and twentieth century rabbinic figures. Recent publications include "The Metaphysics of Control," "Irresistible Goodness and Alternative Possibilities," "The Bible As a Source of Philosophical Reflection" (co-authored), and "Science and Religious Consciousness in the Thought of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik."

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