Steven Nadler

(608) 263.3741

5109 Helen C. White

Steven Nadler

Office Hours
Mondays 1-3 and Tuesdays 1-2, and by appointment, 215 University Club
WARF Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. Columbia University, 1986
M.A. Columbia University, 1981
B.A. Washington University, 1980
Research Interests
Philosophy in the seventeenth century, mainly Descartes and Cartesianism, Spinoza, and Leibniz. Some of his research has focused on early modern Dutch and Netherlandish art and culture.

Spinoza: A Life (Cambridge, 1999, winner of the Koret Jewish Book Award)

Rembrandt’s Jews (Chicago, 2003, named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize)

The Philosopher, the Priest, and the Painter: A Portrait of Descartes (Princeton, 2013)