The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza

The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza

by Don Garrett, Spinoza
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521398657

ISBN-13: 9780521398657

Pub. Date: 10/28/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Benedict (Baruch) de Spinoza has been one of the most inspiring and influential philosophers of the modern era, yet also one of the most difficult and most frequently misunderstood. The essays in this volume provide a clear and systematic exegesis of Spinoza's thought informed by the most recent scholarship. They cover his metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of

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Overview

Benedict (Baruch) de Spinoza has been one of the most inspiring and influential philosophers of the modern era, yet also one of the most difficult and most frequently misunderstood. The essays in this volume provide a clear and systematic exegesis of Spinoza's thought informed by the most recent scholarship. They cover his metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of science, psychology, ethics, political theory, theology, and scriptural interpretation, as well as his life and influence on later thinkers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521398657
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
989,889
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Don Garrett; 1. Spinoza's life and works W. N. A. Klever; 2. Spinoza's metaphysics Jonathan Bennett; 3. Spinoza's theory of knowledge Margaret Dauler Wilson; 4. Spinoza's natural science and philosophy of science Alan Gabbey; 5. Spinoza's metaphysical psychology Michael della Rocca; 6. Spinoza's ethical theory Don Garrett; 7. Kissinger, Spinoza, and Genghis Khan Edwin Curley; 8. Spinoza's theology Alan Donagan; 9. Spinoza and Bible scholarship Richard Popkin; 10. Spinoza's reception and influence Pierre-François Moreau.

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