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The Spinoza problem : a novel

Author: Irvin D Yalom
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alfred Rosenberg, a Nazi ideologue, is convinced of German cultural greatness but he becomes haunted by the intellectual legacy of his hero, Goethe, when he discovers the poet's regard for the Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Benedictus de Spinoza; Benedictus de Spinoza; Benedictus de Spinoza
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irvin D Yalom
ISBN: 9780465029631 0465029639 9780465029655 0465029655
OCLC Number: 731913251
Description: xii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Irvin D. Yalom.

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A novel by the masterful storyteller and psychotherapist Irvin Yalom interweaves the philosophical life of Benedict Spinoza with the story of the obsessive Nazi "philosopher" Alfred Rosenberg  Read more...

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Sir Anthony Hopkins, actor "This is the most intriguing novel I've read in many a year. Irvin Yalom has created a taut, deeply informative page turner. I enthusiastically recommend "The Spinoza Read more...

 
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