Machshavah Lab

How to Become Wise: Part 1 (R' Yitzchak Kanpanton on Niddah 70b)

July 28, 2021 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 5 Episode 19
Machshavah Lab
How to Become Wise: Part 1 (R' Yitzchak Kanpanton on Niddah 70b)
Show Notes

Tonight (7/28/21 at YBT) we learned the opening sentences of Darchei ha'Talmud - the very first methodology sefer, written by R' Yitzchak Kanpanton (1360 - 1463 CE). Our intent was to gain insight into methodology in general, beginning with the author's explanation of the Gemara's answer to the question: "How does one become wise?"
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מקורות:
תלמוד בבלי – נדה דף ע עמוד ב
ר' יצחק קנפאנטון – דרכי התלמוד סימן א:א
תלמוד בבלי – חגיגה דף ט עמוד ב
Albert Einstein and Leopold Infeld – The Evolution of Physics
J. Krishnamurti – Think on These Things, pp. 27-28
Bruce Lee
רמב"ם - פירוש המשניות, הקדמה לפרק חלק
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