Menachem Fisch has a doctorate in history and philosophy of science from Tel Aviv University. He is the Joseph and Ceil Mazer Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, and chair of the Graduate School of Philosophy at Tel Aviv University.
He has held visiting research positions at Queen’s College in Oxford, Trinity College in Cambridge, The Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, the Dibner Institute for Advanced Study in the History of Science and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton.
His numerous publications include: William Whewell, Philosopher of Science (Oxford University Press, 1991), Rational Rabbis: Science and Talmudic Culture (Indiana University Press, 1997), and “Diversity, Tolerance, Sovereignty,” in M. Walzer (ed.), Law, Politics, and Morality in Judaism (Princeton University Press, 2006).