Spinoza on the Divinity of Scripture

Steven Nadler, a Spinoza expert at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, explains that the Bible's divine nature lies in its moral teachings.

Is toleration possible in a liberal society?

In Michael Rosenthal's view, modern liberal society both benefits and is challenged by the ideal of toleration promoted by Baruch Spinoza.

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We’re reconsidering Spinoza, but would he reconsider us?

Marc Cohen suggests what is at stake in recent debates about the famously excommunicated philosopher.

Spinoza’s Legacy, Truth, and Ice Cream

Prompted by his daughter's question, Professor Noam Pianko ponders issues of historical accuracy and the legacy of Spinoza.

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