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.
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The philosophy of Lady Mary Shepherd.
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The life and work of Michel de Montaigne, inventor of the essay in its modern form.
The Last of the English Romantics.
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