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Stephen Buckle

Stephen Buckle
Stephen Buckle teaches philosophy at the Australian Catholic University in Sydney, having previously taught at a number of universities both in Australia and overseas.

Stephen Buckle reviews 'The Philosopher, the Priest and the Painter: A portrait of Descartes' by Steven Nadler

October 2013, no. 355 27 September 2013
In this short and accessible book, Steven Nadler, an accomplished historian of seventeenth-century philosophy, turns his attention to René Descartes (1596–1650) and his cultural milieu in Holland in the 1630s and 1640s. His angle of approach is to take the familiar portrait of Descartes, attributed to Frans Hals – versions of which grace the covers of the vast majority of textbook editions of ... (read more)