The Ethics [NOOK Book]

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In the Ethics, "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. Philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel said of all contemporary philosophers, "You are either a Spinozist or not a philosopher at all."
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The Ethics

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Overview

In the Ethics, "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. Philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel said of all contemporary philosophers, "You are either a Spinozist or not a philosopher at all."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781304214119
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 7/9/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 742,616
  • File size: 593 KB

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Benedict de Spinoza (1632–1677) was a Dutch philosopher who was one of the great rationalists of the 17th century; his best known works are his Theological-Political Treatise and Ethics.

AudioFile Earphones Award winner Antony Ferguson, a native of London, England, is a classically trained actor and has appeared in numerous productions in London, Off Broadway, and Regional theater. As a voice actor, he has over fifty audiobooks to his credit.

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Table of Contents

How to Use this Book 3
List of Abbreviations 4
Editor's Introduction 5
Select Bibliography 51
Summary of Spinoza's Ethics 55
Notes on the Translation 68
Pt. 1 On God 75
Pt. 2 On the Nature and Origin of the Mind 113
Pt. 3 On the Origin and Nature of the Emotions 163
Pt. 4 On Human Servitude, or, On the Strength of the Emotions 225
Pt. 5 On the Power of the Intellect, or, On Human Freedom 287
Glossary 319
Notes to the Ethics 325
Index of References to the Ethics 347
Index of Names and Subjects 351
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    Daren

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    Posted October 11, 2014

    Eren and Starlight to every one fighting

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    Posted October 8, 2014

    Izzy

    Scoops up a handfull of clay and brethes on it bringing it to life. It forms it self into a small girl two or three years old. It marches across my hand and falls to the ground.

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