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.
Fellow Creatures: Our Obligations to Other Animals: a review
Nathan Nobis finds good news in the latest book from Kant scholar Christine Korsgaard.
The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth: a review
Margaret Betz finds wonder in The Three Escapes of Hanna Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth, by Ken Krimstein.
The Farewell, written and directed by Lulu Wang: a review
A review by Amy Kind.
The Moral Argument for God’s Existence; or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love Godless Morality
Erik J. Wielenberg is here to calm your fears.
Issue 84: introduction from the editor
If someone new to philosophy asked you for a recommended reading, what would you suggest? I’ve asked a fair number of philosophers this over the years and found that there’s more agreement in answers to this question than at least many philosophical questions. Ask about the nature of mind and the replies are all over […]
P. F. Strawson
A snapshot of the philosophy of PF Strawson.
Duties and Ethical Giving
Paul Woodruff on the real demands of rescue.
Sprezzatura, Good Taste, and Socrates’ Dirty Toga
Andrea Baldini considers the philosophical significance of elegance.
Does Eternity Have A Future?
Yitzhak Melamed on a neglected notion.
Why Don’t Philosophers Talk About Slavery?
In Defence of Drinking Alone
Is drinking alone morally problematic?