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The philosophy of Spinoza

Richard Peter McKeon

The philosophy of Spinoza

the unity of his thought

by Richard Peter McKeon

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Published by Ox Bow Press in Woodbridge, Conn .
Written in English

  • Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard McKeon.
    LC ClassificationsB3998 .M35 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 345 p. ;
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2734265M
    ISBN 100918024471, 091802448X
    LC Control Number86028563

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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 was very glad to find this Cited by:   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. 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. 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. 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.

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 speculation. 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.

Baruch Spinoza (AKA Benedict Spinoza) ( - ) was 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.

Books shelved as spinoza: Ethics by Baruch Spinoza, Spinoza: Practical Philosophy by Gilles Deleuze, Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Br. 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 ().

Free download or read online Ethics pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by 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. Spinoza's philosophy attracts because of its rigorous attention to the (non-supernatural) material world, and to its believable argument that humans are motivated by their need for preservation and happiness (pleasure and the absence of pain).*/5.

The Philosophy of Spinoza, Selected from his Chief Works: With a Life of Spinoza and an Introduction by Joseph Ratner (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ) Benedictus de Spinoza Published by The Modern library.

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.

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. 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.

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: CreateSpace.

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. 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 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.

50+ videos Play all Mix - Baruch Spinoza - Ethics - Full Unabridged Audiobook YouTube Will DurantThe Philosophy of Spinoza - Duration: Rocky Cviews. 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 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 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. 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. 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. 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.

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. 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. 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).

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. Baruch Spinoza (spinō´zə), –77, Dutch philosopher, dam. Spinoza's Life He belonged to the community of Jews from Spain and Portugal who had fled the Inquisition.

Educated in the orthodox Jewish manner, he also studied Latin and the works of René Descartes, Thomas Hobbes, and other writers of the period, and also had a thorough grounding in scholastic theology and philosophy.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: 5. In a convenient one-volume edition the monumental work of H.A. Wolfson, The Philosophy of Spinoza, is now made available again.

The object of this work is to apply the historic-critical method to Spinoza's Ethics. The achievement is to have succeeded in recreating the inner thought-world of medieval philosophy and Spinoza, its heir and critic.

“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. 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 is not the hardest read, but he is often quite terse and it will be difficult to grasp most of the significance of what he's doing without a broader background in philosophy. This is true of primary sources in general, but it's more true of Spinoza than, say, Descartes or Hume (or, for ancient philosophy, certain selections from Plato.