Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity (Jewish Encounters)
Publish date: May 30th 2006
Publisher: Schocken / Nextbook
Pages no: 287
Edition language: English
Golsdstein describes the style of this book as a memoir, which captures well enough the way it weaves together a biography of Spinoza, an introduction to his philosophy, an attempt to place this in the context of his times and his particular cultural history as a Jew in the 17th Century, and some pe...
Spinoza, seventeenth century Amsterdam, the Spanish Inquisition, Descartes, Leibniz, Maimonides, Kabbalah--This book is fascinating.
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