Moira Gatens

Moira Gatens

Moira Gatens is Challis Professor of Philosophy at the University of Sydney. Her most recent publications include the co-editorship (with Anthony Uhlmann) of two special issue journals devoted to essays on Spinoza and Art: Textual Practice 2019, 33 (5) and Intellectual History Review 2020, 30 (3).

Moira Gatens reviews 'Spinoza’s Ethics' translated by George Eliot, edited by Clare Carlisle

September 2020, no. 424 24 August 2020
Moira Gatens reviews 'Spinoza’s Ethics' translated by George Eliot, edited by Clare Carlisle
Becoming better acquainted with an author may give rise to a surprise, or two. For example, the daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft (author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman) and William Godwin (author of Political Justice) is the author of Frankenstein. Mary Shelley met her husband, Percy Bysshe Shelley, through his devotion to her father’s anarchist political philosophy. Gaining an awareness ... (read more)