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Lecture Event: Why Was Spinoza Excommunicated?

When Nov 05, 2015
from 04:30 pm to 06:30 pm
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Please join us a for a lecture by the distinguished scholar Steven Nadler, Thursday November 5th from 4:30-6:30 pm in the Faculty Dining Room, 8th Floor Hunter West. Refreshments will be served, and a reception will follow. Please note: we request that all non-Hunter attendees RSVP to and arrive at least 15 minutes early in order to obtain a guest pass from the Visitors Center.

Professor Nadler is the author of 9 monographs that cross over the disciplines of Philosophy, Intellectual History, Jewish Studies, and Art History. He has edited 9 volumes, published dozens of articles and contributed chapters in peer-reviewed journals and collections. Several of his monographs have been translated into multiple languages. Rembrandt's Jews (2003) was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction.

His research has been honored by two endowed chairs at the University of Wisconsin, visiting professorships at the University of Amsterdam, both the École normale supérieure and the École des hautes études en sciences socials in Paris, the University of Chicago, and Stanford University. He has given more than thirty invited lectures in to university audiences in Aberdeen, Amsterdam, Berlin, Groningen (Netherlands) Lecce (Italy), London, Montreal, Paris, Quebec, Toronto, Venice, and numerous universities in the U.S.