The Ethics [NOOK Book]

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Baruch Spinoza was born in 1632 in Amsterdam. He was expelled from the Jewish congregation in 1656, the exact reason is not known, but he was accused of committing "evil deeds." He changed his name into Benedictus. He died in 1677 possibly of lung-problems.

The main thrust of Spinoza's philosophy is that God is visible in Nature and that God and Nature are the same concept. He was a rationalist and only believed in explanations based on reason....

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Overview

Baruch Spinoza was born in 1632 in Amsterdam. He was expelled from the Jewish congregation in 1656, the exact reason is not known, but he was accused of committing "evil deeds." He changed his name into Benedictus. He died in 1677 possibly of lung-problems.

The main thrust of Spinoza's philosophy is that God is visible in Nature and that God and Nature are the same concept. He was a rationalist and only believed in explanations based on reason.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940000779989
  • Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express
  • Publication date: 2/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 581,667
  • File size: 623 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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