Samuel & Althea Stroum Chair in Jewish Studies
Ph.D. University of Chicago (1996)
Phone: (206) 543-2049
Office: Savery M382
Michael A. Rosenthal is the Samuel & Althea Stroum Chair in Jewish Studies at the University of Washington. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and both his Master’s and doctorate degrees in philosophy from the University of Chicago. Before arriving in Seattle, he taught at Grinnell College in Iowa. He teaches and publishes in the areas of early modern philosophy, ethics, political philosophy, and Jewish philosophy. His current research focuses on the philosophy of Benedict Spinoza. His teaching specialties include Spinoza and Jewish philosophy.
Is Spinoza Good for the Jews? – JewDub Talks 2013