A philosopher for all seasons by Brunner, Benny
About Yeshayahu Leibowitz
After studying chemistry and philosophy at the University of Berlin, Germany, Yeshayahu Leibowitz studied biochemistry and medicine in Basel, Swiss. In 1935 he moved to Jerusalem and in 1936 he joined the faculty of mathematics and natural science of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. There, he became a professor of biochemistry in 1941 and was promoted to the position of senior professor of organic chemistry and neurology in 1952. He taught at the Hebrew University for nearly six decades. He died in 1994.