Notable Israeli Philosopher Joseph Raz passed away. Joseph breathed his last on Monday 2 May 2022. Joseph was 83 years old at the time breathed his last. Joseph was a prominent legal, political and moral philosopher for over 5 decades. He was one of the most influential personalities, not only in Israel but in the west and the whole of the Middle East. The prominent philosopher was known for his legendary philosophies of Law for his defense of legal positivism.
Joseph Raz was born on 21 March 1939 in Mandatory Palestine. He persuaded his graduation in the year 1963 from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Later he went to Oxford for a doctorate in Philosophy under the supervision of H.L.A. Hart. According to the reports, Joseph met Hart at a conference in Israel, and Hart was highly impressed by Raz. Hart was the one who encouraged Raz to move to Oxford and pursue Philosophy. After studying philosophy Raz returned to Israel. After his return, Raz started teaching at the Hebrew University in the law and philosophy faculty.
Who Was Joseph Raz?
In the year 1971, Raz got promoted and became a senior professor at the Hebrew University. Joseph was a well-read person. In the year 2002, Joseph was appointed as a senior professor at the Columbia Law School in New York City USA. Later in the year 2011, he was also appointed by the Kings College London as a research professor of Law. According to the reports, Joseph passed away on 2 May 2022 at the Charing Cross Hospital, in London England, while sleeping.
As soon as the news of the unfortunate demise of Joseph broke out on social media, tributes and condolences started pouring out in a massive amount. Many Big leaders, Public figures, and notable personalities from all across the globe came out on social media and poured out their hearts, they all paid their hearty homage to the Legend Joseph Raz. Netizens too flooded social media with their hearty tributes and condolences to Joseph Raz.
Joseph was a Prominent personality, he was an ocean of knowledge. He was an institution of knowledge and philosophies. His unfortunate demise is an irreplaceable loss. He would all always be missed by everyone. His name is written in golden letters in the history of the world. He will forever live in the hearts of his students and admirers. His notable writings will always be remembered, and will always help the students. His demise is like an end of an era.