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.
Nathan Nobis finds good news in the latest book from Kant scholar Christine Korsgaard.
Margaret Betz finds wonder in The Three Escapes of Hanna Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth, by Ken Krimstein.
A review by Amy Kind.
Erik J. Wielenberg is here to calm your fears.
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 […]
A snapshot of the philosophy of PF Strawson.
Paul Woodruff on the real demands of rescue.
Andrea Baldini considers the philosophical significance of elegance.
Yitzhak Melamed on a neglected notion.
Is drinking alone morally problematic?