David is Professor of Philosophy at Yeshiva University and adjunct professor, Columbia University. He is editor of The Torah u-Madda Journal, which is devoted to the interaction between Judaism and general culture. He has published ten books and approximately fifty articles and reviews, dealing with both general and Jewish philosophy. His 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 Jewish ethics, Maimonides and twentieth century rabbinic figures. His most recent books are Philosophy and Faith; Questions About God; and Peer Review: A Critical Inquiry. He also is editor of the MeOtzar HoRav series, which is devoted to publishing manuscripts by the Jewish philosopher Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. David specializes in the relationship between science and religion, the philosophy of law and religion, Jewish political philosophy, and Jewish ethics. As part of the Orthodox Forum Series, he authored Tikkun Olam: Social Responsibility in Jewish Thought and Law. He is also co-editor of Abraham Isaac Kook and Jewish Spirituality; Definitions and Definability: Philosophical Perspectives; and Contemporary Philosophy of Religion. He is the incoming editor of the Torah U-Madda Journal. He was named a winner in the 1997 John Templeton Foundation Course Competition in Science and Religion
- Do Diverse Religions Give Complementary Insights? (David Shatz)
- Is God Necessary? (David Shatz)
- Arguing God from Causation? (David Shatz)
- Debating God's Existence? (David Shatz)
- Is God Outside of Time? (David Shatz)
- What would an Immortal Soul be Like? (David Shatz)
- Does God have a Nature? (David Shatz)
- Does Evil Refute God's Existence? (David Shatz)
- What is an Afterlife? (David Shatz)
- Does God Intervene in the World? (David Shatz)
- If God Knows the Future, What is Free Will? (David Shatz)
- How Can Free Will Work? (David Shatz)
- Arguing God from Moral Law? (David Shatz)
- Does Philosophy Inform Religion? (David Shatz)
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