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Stroum Lecture Night 1: In What Sense was Spinoza a Revolutionary Thinker?
WhenSunday, May 21, 2017, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus roomKane Hall 220
Event typesAcademics, Lectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsUW Stroum Center for Jewish Studies

The 2017 Stroum Lectures will feature Prof. Jonathan Israel of the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University, who will discuss the philosophy and legacy of Jewish thinker Baruch Spinoza.

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Kosher reception with light refreshments to follow.

Jonathan Israel’s recent work focuses on the impact of radical thought (especially Spinoza, Bayle, Diderot, and the eighteenth-century French materialists) on the Enlightenment and on the emergence of modern ideas of democracy, equality, toleration, the freedom of the press, and individual freedom.…
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