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Spinoza"s Political And Ethical Philosophy

by Robert A. Duff

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History & Surveys - 17th/18th Century,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Political,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10513117M
    ISBN 100548093369
    ISBN 109780548093368
    OCLC/WorldCa178393821

    Susan James explores the revolutionary political thought of one of the most radical and creative of modern philosophers, Baruch Spinoza. His Theologico-Political Treatise of defends religious pluralism, political republicanism, and intellectual freedom. James shows how this work played a crucial role in the development of modern society.   Another important consequence of Spinoza's account of the human being is his denial of free will. If we are modes rather than substances, then we cannot be self-determining. The human body is part of a network of physical causality, and the human mind is part of a network of logical : Clare Carlisle.

    The first thing to understand about Spinozas ethical philosophy is that he holds a deterministic view of the universe (Nature), and consequently denies free decision. A bit odd, you might think, to have a moral view of the universe if everything is determined to be the way it is- /5. Free download or read online Ethics pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and 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, 4/5.

    This article argues that Spinoza is a modern republican political philosopher. He combines Machiavelli’s idea of liberty with Hobbes’s version of the social contract. This claim has four basic elements. First, Spinoza rejects Hobbes’s view that the individual must alienate his natural rights to form a state through a contract. Rather, the contract’s validity depends on a continuous and Cited by: 3. 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).


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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Robert Alexander Duff. Spinoza's Ethics is one of the most remarkable, important, and difficult books in the history of philosophy: a treatise simultaneously on metaphysics, knowledge, philosophical psychology, moral philosophy, and political philosophy.

It presents, in Spinoza's famous 'geometric method', his radical views on God, Nature, the human being, and by:   The Paperback of the Spinoza's Political and Ethical Philosophy by Robert Alexander Duff at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or Pages: And it presents the Ethics as a companion to Spinoza’s major work of political philosophy, the Theologico-Political Treatise, each work helping to explore the problem of freedom.

Affirming Spinoza’s centrality for both critics and defenders of modernity, the book will be of value to students of political theory, philosophy, and intellectual by: 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. The Ethics (Spinoza’s main work), is exposed as is a treatise on geometry: from definitions, axioms and postulates, it follows an ordered series of theorems, proofs and corollaries.

This geometry, far from being inessential, the manifest will of the philosopher to proceed rigorously, as do mathematicians. Ethics, Demonstrated in Geometrical Order (Latin: Ethica, ordine geometrico demonstrata), usually known as the Ethics, is a philosophical treatise written in Latin by Baruch was written between and and was first published posthumously in The book is perhaps the most ambitious attempt to apply the method of Euclid in philosophy.

Spinoza's political and ethical philosophy. Glasgow, J. Maclehose and Sons, (OCoLC) Named Person: Benedictus de Spinoza; Benedictus de Spinoza; Benedictus de Spinoza; Benedictus de Spinoza; Benedictus ((de)) Spinoza; Benedictus de Spinoza: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors.

Spinoza's political and ethical philosophy. New York, A.M. Kelley, (OCoLC) Named Person: Benedictus de Spinoza; Benedictus de Spinoza: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alexander Duff. Publications, Essays, Articles, and Book Chapters.

This article argues that Spinoza is a modern republican political philosopher. The first section of the paper discusses the influence of natural law and social contract theories on Spinoza’s view. The second section discusses the problem of state formation and shows that Spinoza takes collective action problems seriously.

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 secular, democratic form of government.

Buy Spinoza's Political and Ethical Philosophy by Robert Alexander Duff online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 26 editions - starting at $ Shop now. And it presents the Ethics as a companion to Spinoza’s major work of political philosophy, the Theologico-Political Treatise, each work helping to explore the problem of freedom.

Affirming Spinoza’s centrality for both critics and defenders of modernity, the book will be of value to students of political theory, philosophy, and intellectual history. Baruch Spinoza's philosophy encompasses nearly every area of philosophical discourse, including metaphysics, epistemology, political philosophy, ethics, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of earned Spinoza an enduring reputation as one of the most important and original thinkers of the seventeenth century.

Samuel Shirley, who translated Spinoza's. Spinoza (; second edition ; third edition ) is a book about Baruch Spinoza by the English philosopher Stuart Hampshire, in which the author introduces Spinoza's philosophy, comparing Spinoza's views to those of other philosophers such as René Descartes and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, as well as to those of Sigmund Freud, the founder of : Stuart Hampshire.

Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise was published anonymously in and immediately provoked huge debate. Its main goal was to claim that the freedom of philosophizing can be allowed in a free republic and that it cannot be abolished without also destroying the peace and piety of that republic.

Appears in books from Page - An emotion, which is a passion, ceases to be a passion, as soon as we form a clear and distinct idea thereof. Appears in books. "A very distinguished scholarly edition by Clare Carlisle, valuable to readers of George Eliot as well as students of Spinoza."—Philip Davis, author of The Transferred Life of George Eliot "This edition of George Eliot's translation of Spinoza's Ethics makes this important text accessible at last.

Clare Carlisle provides a concise overview of Spinoza's philosophy and explores his. If I were exiled to a desert island, imprisoned, or otherwise isolated, and there were only book of philosophy I could have to read and re-read for the rest of my life, it would be The Ethics of Spinoza.

Here Spinoza lays out a complete system that encompasses metaphysics, theology, physics, psychology, and ethics/5.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.knowledge and good political organisation.

Spinoza can lead you to think differently about yourself and your life, about nature, about God, about freedom and about ethics. So perhaps the best reason for reading Spinoza’s Ethics is this: it is a book that may change your life.

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