Spinoza lecteur de Maïmonide:
La Question théologico-politique By Catherine Chalier. Paris: Les Éditions de Cerf, 2006, 326 pgs.
Reviewed by Steven Nadler, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Steven Nadler is a professor of philosophy and Max and Frieda Weinstein-Bascom Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he directs the George L. Mosse/Lawrence A.Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies. His books include Arnauld and the Cartesian Philosophy of Ideas
(Princeton, 1989); Malebranche and Ideas
(Oxford, 1992); Spinoza: A Life
(Cambridge, 1999, winner of the 2000 Koret Jewish Book Award for biography); Spinoza's Heresy: Immortality and the Jewish Mind
(Oxford, 2002); and Spinoza's Ethics: An Introduction
(Cambridge, 2006). His book Rembrandt’s Jews
(Chicago, 2003) was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2004.
Volume 2, Number 4 (Fall 2007) pp.478-482