RABBI NETANEL WIEDERBLANK studied at the Yeshiva of Greater Washington, Kerem B’Yavne, Chevron Yeshiva (Givat Mordechai), Yeshiva University, and RIETS. Currently, he is a Maggid Shiur at Yeshiva University, where he teaches college and semicha students Talmud, Halacha, and Jewish Philosophy. Rabbi Wiederblank also serves as rabbi at the Yeshiva Community Shul (Shenk Shul). He has published articles in Hebrew and English on Talmudic and philosophical issues. This volume, the first to be published in a three-part series on topics in machshava, is his first book. He lives with his wife Sara and their children in Washington Heights.