Of Mentors, Metaphor, Memory and Meno

To L.O. and M., on the former’s birth day. There is a famous Jewish tradition that a baby is taught the entire Torah in utero by an angel; its most authoritative source is this passage from the Talmud Bavli – Nidah: דרש רבי שמלאי למה הולד דומה במעי אמו לפנקס שמקופל ומונח ידיו על שתי […]

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Some Remarks On Aristotle, Dante Alighieri, Immanuel of Rome, R. Moshe Botarel and Bertrand Russell

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