Yuval Abrams, LL.M., Ph.D.
Visiting NEH Chair in Humanities & Assistant Professor Philosophy
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B.A., Philosophy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
LL.B., Hebrew University of Jerusalem
LL.M., New York University School of Law
Ph. D., Philosophy, City University of New York Graduate Center
Dr. Abrams is interested in a broad range of topics in philosophy and law and related disciplines. His work focuses on causal reasoning, the nature of rationality, scientific explanation, legal evidence and proof, the theory of contracts and torts, and responsibility. He has practiced law in both Israel and the United States and clerked at the Israeli Supreme Court.
Areas of Expertise
Metaphysics & Epistemology, Philosophy of Law, Philosophy of Science, Moral and Political Philosophy, Rational Choice, Causation, Evidence, Private Law Theory
- PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy
- PHI 230 Law and Philosophy
- PHI 250 Business Ethics
- PHI 323 / SYN 323 Science, Pseudoscience, and Knowledge
New York Bar (Admitted); Israel Bar (inactive)