The Ethics

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"[...]the other, except the substances, or, in other words (see Ax. iv.), their attributes and modifications. Q.E.D.
PROP. V. There cannot exist in the universe two or more substances having the same nature or attribute.
Proof.-If several distinct substances be granted, they must be distinguished one from the other, either by the difference of their attributes, or by the difference of their modifications (Prop. iv.). If only by the difference of their attributes, it will be ...
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"[...]the other, except the substances, or, in other words (see Ax. iv.), their attributes and modifications. Q.E.D.
PROP. V. There cannot exist in the universe two or more substances having the same nature or attribute.
Proof.-If several distinct substances be granted, they must be distinguished one from the other, either by the difference of their attributes, or by the difference of their modifications (Prop. iv.). If only by the difference of their attributes, it will be granted that there cannot be more than one with an identical attribute. If by the difference of their modifications-as substance is naturally prior to its modifications (Prop. i.),-it follows that setting the modifications aside, and considering substance in itself, that is truly, (Deff. iii. and vi.), there cannot be conceived one substance different from another,-that is (by Prop. iv.), there cannot be granted several substances, but one substance only. Q.E.D.
PROP. VI. One substance cannot be produced by another substance.
Proof.-It is impossible that there should be in the universe two substances with an identical attribute, i.e. which have anything common to them both (Prop. ii.), and, therefore (Prop. iii.), one cannot be the cause of the other, neither can one be produced by the other. Q.E.D.[...]".
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  • ISBN-13: 9781493758173
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 11/14/2013
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.65 (d)

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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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    Posted April 26, 2015

    Doc - all

    Guys ill be back some day. I cant get into ethics locked out bye all.

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    Posted April 25, 2015

    ALISON TO ALL AND EMILLY

    Comw to our res em. Everyone tell em that for me

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    What really that little sh<_>it thrower why the hell did he tell me that crap

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    Doc

    There's nothing to run people, sorry but it's true. There really doesn't need to be a debate over it.

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    Posted April 6, 2015

    Etjic ranks

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    Trish at mia

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    Posted March 31, 2015

    Alexis to tori

    Hey go to res one. Christian got banned from this book.

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    Tori

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    Posted March 30, 2015

    Alison

    Looks at emily. Your three? ((Go to our res tomorrow ily))

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    Christian

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