'The Spinoza Problem'

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Retired Stanford psychiatrist Irvin Yalom has written what one reviewer calls a "very cerebral mystery" novel that spans three centuries. It involves the unlikely connections between the excommunicated Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza, who lived in pre-Enlightenment Amsterdam, and Alfred Rosenberg, one of Hitler's closest advisers in Nazi Germany.

Guests:

Irvin Yalom, professor emeritus of psychiatry at Stanford University and author most recently of "The Spinoza Problem: A Novel"

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