Steven Nadler
Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Steven Nadler is the William H Hay II professor of philosophy and the Evjue-Bascom professor in humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His books include Spinoza: A Life (1999), A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza’s Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age (2011), and The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter: A Portrait of Descartes (2013).

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History of Ideas
Why Spinoza still matters

At a time of religious zealotry, Spinoza’s fearless defence of intellectual freedom is more timely than ever

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