Logic in the Torah

A Thematic Compilation by Avi Sion

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7. Louis Jacobs’ Contribution


Rabbinic Thought in the Talmud (2005), by Louis Jacobs, contains an essay devoted to “The Qal Va-Homer Argument in the Old Testament”[1]. We shall here analyze the contributions made in this late essay of his (Jacobs z”l passed away in 2006). Having [before I came across this essay in …

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8. A Fortiori Discourse in the Jewish Bible


Some 18 years after I published Judaic Logic, I returned to the subject of a fortiori argument in the Tanakh in A Fortiori Logic, and in this context discovered many additional instances.


1.   Introduction and summary

There are at least 46 instances of a fortiori discourse in …

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