Theocracy Workshop Event: Lecture "Spinoza vs. the Kahal"

When and Where

Monday, November 07, 2022 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
In-person, JHB 100
Jackman Humanities Building
170 St. George Street, Toronto ON M5R 2M8


Julie Cooper (Tel Aviv University)


Spinoza vs. the Kahal: The Zionist Critique of Spinoza's Politics

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science at Tel Aviv University, Julie E. Cooper's research interests include the history of political theory, early modern political theory, secularism and secularization, modern Jewish thought, and Jewish political thought. She is the author of Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought (Chicago 2013). She is currently a fellow at the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies.  

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Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, Grafstein Chair in Jewish Philosophy


170 St. George Street, Toronto ON M5R 2M8