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The philosophy of Spinoza. --

Wolfson, Harry Austryn

The philosophy of Spinoza. --

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Published by World Pub. Co. in Cleveland .
Written in English

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SeriesMeridian books -- MG16
LC ClassificationsB3998 .W65 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. in 1. --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26575169M

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Spinoza’s Philosophy Summary. share. Baruch Spinoza (), is a Dutch philosopher and has written the following works: – Treatise on God, man and his happiness (written in Latin in ) – Treaty on reform of the understanding (written probably in ).

This is an important book. I can see how Spinoza inspired the likes of Thomas Payne, and Albert Einstein, with his appeals to reason, and the intellect. I have it 4 stars because of the 17th century wiring style, which makes it a laborious read, but over all a very interesting book.

I recommend this to any who wish to understand western philosophy.4/5(36). This is perhaps the most scholarly book on a single philosopher that I've come across. I am a philosophy major and am going to be a scholar in early modern philosophy.

However, this book is a must for anyone who is really interested in Spinoza.I The philosophy of Spinoza. -- book very glad to find this Cited by: Baruch Spinoza (AKA Benedict Spinoza) ( - ) The philosophy of Spinoza.

-- book a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese Jewish origin who lived and worked during the Age of Reason. Along with René Descartes and Gottfried Leibniz, he is considered one of the great Rationalists of the 17th Century, although the breadth and importance of his work was not fully realized until years after his death.

Benedict de Spinoza, Hebrew forename Baruch, Latin forename Benedictus, Portuguese Bento de Espinosa, (born NovemAmsterdam—died FebruThe Hague), Dutch Jewish philosopher, one of the foremost exponents of 17th-century Rationalism and one of the early and seminal figures of the masterwork is the treatise Ethics ().

Publisher description: Renowned for his metaphysics, Spinoza made significant contributions to understanding the human mind, the emotions, moral philosophy, and political philosophy. Beginning with an overview of Spinoza’s life, Michael Della Rocca carefully unpacks and explains Spinoza’s philosophy: his metaphysics of substance and argument at the center of his whole system The philosophy of Spinoza.

-- book. Free download or read online Ethics pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published The philosophy of Spinoza.

-- bookand was written The philosophy of Spinoza. -- book Baruch Spinoza. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this philosophy, non fiction story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others.4/5. The Philosophy of Spinoza Alfred Weber B aruch (Benedict) Spinoza,1 Spinosa, or Despinoza, was born at Amsterdam, inof Portuguese Jewish parents, who were, it seems, in good circumstances.

In accordance with the wishes of his father he studied theology, but soon showed a decided preference for free philosophical The philosophy of Spinoza. -- book. Baruch Spinoza. Baruch Spinoza was a seventeenth-century Dutch philosopher who tried to reinvent religion – moving it away from something based on superstition and ideas of direct divine intervention to being a discipline that was far more impersonal, quasi-scientific and.

1. Lectures on the History of Philosophy, vol. 3—G.F.W. Hegel 2. Healing the Mind—Neal Grossman 3. Spinoza: A Collection of Critical Essays—Marjorie Grene, ed. Uncorrected Papers—Wallace Matson (4 excellent essays on Spinoza) Start there. I wou. Book Description. Baruch Spinoza is one of the most influential and controversial political philosophers of the early modern period.

Though best-known for his contributions to metaphysics, Spinoza’s Theological-Political Treatise () and his unfinished Political Treatise () were widely debated and helped to shape the political writings of philosophers as diverse as Rousseau, Kant.

Spinoza’s best-known work is his Ethics. Also influential is his pseudonymously published Theological-Political Treatise, which one critic characterized as “a book forged in hell by the devil himself.” In the Treatise, Spinoza starkly criticizes the role of religion in politics and calls for a The philosophy of Spinoza.

-- book. “Read the book not all at once, but in small portions at many sittings. And having finished it, consider that you have but begun to understand it.

Read then some commentary, like Pollock's "Spinoza", or Martineau's "Study of Spinoza", or better, both. Finally, read the "Ethics" again; it. Spinoza, part 1: Philosophy as a way of life In this book, Spinoza argues that the way to "blessedness" or "salvation" for each person involves an expansion of the mind towards an intuitive Author: Clare Carlisle.

Spinoza. His Life and Philosophy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This Elibron Classics edition is a reprint of a edit /5(5). Book Description. Spinoza is a key figure in modern philosophy. Ethics is his most studied and well known work.

Being both up-to-date and clear, this Guidebook is designed to lead the reader through this complex seminal text. Spinoza's Ethics introduces and assess: * Spinoza'a life, and its connection with his thought * The text of the Ethics. The book isn't just on Hegel's interpretation, but presents a radical interpretation of Spinoza based on an engagement with Hegel's criticisms of Spinoza.

It's also good if you don't read French because Macherey's five volume study of Spinoza isn't translated. The Philosophy of Benedict Spinoza in Summary If the proposition ‘Miracles are Possible’ is to be established, the views of Spinoza must be diffused and destroyed.

Many intellectuals today have formed their anti-supernatural reasoning from the writings of Spinoza and/or David Hume. Spinoza is the 'only' thinker to both espouse and explicate the existence and operation of the human mind.

All the Best in your studies. Further suggestions for reading: The Living Thoughts of Spinoza, by Arnold Zweig-- On Spinoza, by Diane Steinberg. Spinoza, by Roger Scruton-- Spinoza a. The Philosophy of Spinoza. Benedictus de Spinoza. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt. Spinoza tried to replace the bible with a scientifically-based ethical system. He succeeded in theory – but not in practice. The Philosophy of Spinoza & Leibniz - Duration: Philosophy.

According to Carlisle, the Spinoza translation sheds light on “a really important phase of [Eliot’s] intellectual and philosophical formation”. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Struggling with. 50+ videos Play all Mix - Baruch Spinoza - Ethics - Full Unabridged Audiobook YouTube Will DurantThe Philosophy of Spinoza - Duration: Rocky Cviews.

Looking for books by Baruch Spinoza. See all books authored by Baruch Spinoza, including The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Non-believer, and Benedicti de Spinoza Ethica Ordine Geometrico Demonstrata: Ex Editione Operum Quoquot Reperta Sunt Quam Curaverant J.

Van Vloten Et J. Land Seorsum Repetita (Classic Reprint), and more on Spinoza’s Moral Teachings. According to Spinoza, the greatest good of human life is to understand one’s place in the structure of the universe as a natural expression of the essence of God.

This is what Spinoza calls human blessedness, which is, as already mentioned, the goal of Spinoza’s philosophy. The two books I've read that helped me get a very broad overview of the major topics in philosophy are: * Introduction to Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary.

book of science and theology. but for Spinoza, reason, and not revelation, took precedence. Thus he sought to write a Book of Nature that would include the “path to salvation”[5] as dictates of nature itself.

Spinoza's “God, or Nature,” which equates the realm of the divine with the realm of theFile Size: KB. The work opposed Descartes' philosophy of mind–body dualism, and earned Spinoza recognition as one of Western philosophy's most important thinkers.

In it, "Spinoza wrote the last indisputable Latin masterpiece, and one in which the refined conceptions of medieval philosophy are finally turned against themselves and destroyed entirely".Brand: Bibliotech Press. Baruch (Benedict) Spinoza () was born at Amsterdam into a Portuguese Jewish merchant family.

While still a young man, he was banished from the Sephardic community in Amsterdam, apparently because of his heretical views.

He lived in the Christian world as an artisan, grinding optical Ethics eventually became a classic of Western philosophy. Spinoza is generally considered to be one of the most influential figures in the history of Western philosophy and, along with Descartes and Leibniz, one of the three great “rationalist Author: Donald J.

Robertson. Summary: Considered one of the great rationalists of 17th-century philosophy, Spinoza's posthumous masterpiece Ethics, in which he opposed Descartes's mind–body dualism, has earned him recognition as one of Western philosophy's most important thinkers.

The first part of the book addresses the relationship between God and the universe. The book gives a huge depth into Cartesian Philosophy which is the philosophical doctrine of Rene Descartes.

It also speaks of metaphysics in relation to Spinoza and Cartesian Philosophy. // Baruch or Benedict de Spinoza was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese Jewish : $ Description Baruch Spinoza (born Benedito de Espinosa, later Benedict de Spinoza; 24 November - 21 February ) was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese Sephardi origin.

One of the early thinkers of the Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of the self and the universe, he came to be considered one of the great rationalists of 17th-century Rating: % positive. Book Overview Often named the "Prince of Philosophers," Benedict Baruch Spinoza is considered one of the most prominent "Rationalists" in the history of Philosophy.

His scientifically grounded work laid the foundation for the 18th century "Enlightenment," and modern biblical by: 5. “Human Beings are Determined” by Baruch Spinoza as The Ethics,1 a book published posthumously from the fear of persecu-tion from the charge of the blasphemy of pantheism.2 Pantheism should be distinguished from “panentheism” which is the view that gods are in all things.

Spinoza believed, much as Socrates believed, the excellent lifeFile Size: 89KB. Benedict de Spinoza's Ethics, first published inconstitutes a major systematic critique of the traditional and religious foundations of philosophical it, Spinoza follows a logical step-by-step format consisting of definitions, axioms, propositions, proofs, and corollaries to create a comprehensive inquiry into the truth about God, nature, and humans' place within the universe.

If philosophy is about knowing ourselves as thinking, feeling, self-conscious beings, learning to express our true nature, and living well with others—as it certainly was for Spinoza—then the author of Middlemarch, who explored these same questions in profound and original ways, may even rank as England’s greatest philosopher.

In this book, I articulate Spinoza’s uncompromising critique of anthropocentrism and study his delicate and critical dialogue with medieval Jewish sources (philosophy, biblical commentaries, and, to a certain extent, Kabbalah).

Spinoza's theoretical philosophy is one of the most radical attempts to construct a pure ontology with a single infinite substance.

This book, which presents Spinoza's main ideas in dictionary form, has as its subject the opposition between ethics and morality, and the link between ethical and ontological propositions. His ethics is an ethology, rather than a moral science.5/5(4). Spinoza’s Ethics, published inis considered his greatest work and one of history’s most influential philosophical treatises.

This volume brings established scholars together with new voices to engage with the complex system of philosophy proposed by Spinoza in his masterpiece.