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Bibil Identifier bibil:214203
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Tradition and Truth
Title (English, ) The Ethics of Lawmaking in Tannaitic Literature
Author Novick, Tzvi
Journal Jewish Quarterly Review (Volume: 100, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2010
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2010
Year (Copyright) 2010
Year (Reference) 2010
Language English
Pages 223-243 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article examines aspects of "scholastic" ethics in tannaitic literature, in particular, the notion that one who is engaged in legal discussion should readily admit ignorance, and should concede to the truth. While centering on mAvot 5.7, the article traces developments in the representation of these principles through a wide variety of tannaitic texts.
DOI 10.1353/jqr.0.0086
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Important Persons and Movements : Talmudic Period : Rabbinism : Tannaim
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