Steven Nadler’s books include Rembrandt’s Jews (Chicago), which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; Spinoza: A Life (Cambridge); A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza’s Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age (Princeton); and, most recently, Think Least of Death: Spinoza on How to Live and How to Die (Princeton). He is the William H. Hay II Professor of Philosophy and William F. Vilas Research Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Gabrielle Suchon: a snapshot
Rachel Paine on a remarkable vision of the good life.
Lady Mary Shepherd: a snapshot
The philosophy of Lady Mary Shepherd.
Robert Brandom: a snapshot
Ronald Loeffler invites us in to Brandom’s world.
P. F. Strawson
A snapshot of the philosophy of PF Strawson.
Michel de Montaigne: a snapshot
The life and work of Michel de Montaigne, inventor of the essay in its modern form.
Michael Oakeshott: a snapshot
The Last of the English Romantics.
G.E.M. Anscombe: a snapshot
Duncan J. Richter on a philosopher who refused to put up with nonsense.
Mary Astell: a snapshot
Jacqueline Broad scouts the thoughts of a feminist who broke free of “custom’s enchanted circle”
Snapshot: Stanley Fish
Michael Robertson on a thinker whose views were deemed outrageous and ludicrous by his detractors
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon: a snapshot
Jamie Ranger on the father of anarchism.
Thomas Jefferson: a snapshot
M Andrew Holowchak on a philosopher of the people.