Steven Nadler


Steven received his PhD from Columbia University and currently is the Chairman of the Department of Philosophy and Max and Frieda Weinstein-Bascom Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of books on Spinoza, including Spinoza: A Life. His research focuses on seventeenth-century philosophy and the antecedents to aspects of modern thought in Medieval Latin and Jewish philosophy - including the problem of evil, and is the author/editor of 12 books within his field of study. Contact: Steven Nadler.

Books by Steven Nadler include: A Book Forged in Hell: Spinoza's Scandalous Treatise and the Birth of the Secular Age (2013); The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter: A Portrait of Descartes (2013); Spinoza's 'Ethics': An Introduction (Cambridge Introductions to Key Philosophical Texts) (2006); Spinoza: A Life (2001); The Best of All Possible Worlds: A Story of Philosophers, God, and Evil (2008).