The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza

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Overview

Benedict Baruch de Spinoza has been one of the most inspiring and influential philosophers of this era, yet also one of the most difficult and most frequently misunderstood. The essays in this volume provide a clear and systematic exegesis of his thought.
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"...a"detailed, coherent, accurate portrait of one of the most original and fruitful thinkers that humankind has yet produced"....useful to beginning students, but helpful to Spinoza scholars as well." Seventeenth-Century News

"The breadth of Garrett's grasp of Spinoza's intellectual context is very impressive...[his] new approach to perennially difficult themes of Spinoza's system is highyl enlightening and clearly a valuable addition to Spinoza and Early Modern scholarship Review of Metaphysics

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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: 1,373,171
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Method of citation
Introduction 1
1 Spinoza's life and works 13
2 Spinoza's metaphysics 61
3 Spinoza's theory of knowledge 89
4 Spinoza's natural science and methodology 142
5 Spinoza's metaphysical psychology 192
6 Spinoza's ethical theory 267
7 Kissinger, Spinoza, and Genghis Khan 315
8 Spinoza's theology 343
9 Spinoza and Bible scholarship 383
10 Spinoza's reception and influence 408
Bibliography 435
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