Office Number: 5109 Helen C. White
Ph.D. Columbia University, 1986
M.A. Columbia University, 1981
B.A. Washington University, 1980
Areas of Research and Teaching:
Philosophy in the seventeenth century, mainly Descartes and Cartesianism, Spinoza, and Leibniz.
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Books include: Spinoza: A Life (Cambridge, 1999, winner of the Koret Jewish Book Award); Rembrandt's Jews (Chicago, 2003, named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize); and The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter: A Portrait of Descartes (Princeton, 2013). Some of his research has focused on early modern Dutch and Netherlandish art and culture. website: https://mywebspace.wisc.edu/smnadler/web/New_Website/Index.html