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Stroum Lecture Night 2: Eighteenth-Century Jewish Emancipation
WhenTuesday, May 23, 2017, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Campus locationKane Hall (KNE)
Campus roomKane Hall 220
Event typesAcademics, Lectures/Seminars
Description

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

Register for this free event here: http://jewishstudies.washington.edu/event/stroum-lecture-jonathan-israel-night-2/

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.

Linkjewishstudies.washington.edu…
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