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Ethics, a monumental work that presents an ethical vision unfolding out of a monistic metaphysics in which God and Nature are identified. God is no longer the transcendent creator of the universe who rules it via providence, but Nature itself, understood as an infinite, necessary, and fully deterministic system of which humans are a part. Humans find happiness only through a rational understanding of this system and their place within it.
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Overview

Ethics, a monumental work that presents an ethical vision unfolding out of a monistic metaphysics in which God and Nature are identified. God is no longer the transcendent creator of the universe who rules it via providence, but Nature itself, understood as an infinite, necessary, and fully deterministic system of which humans are a part. Humans find happiness only through a rational understanding of this system and their place within it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781169451780
  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/10/2010
  • Pages: 28
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.25 (d)

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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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  • Posted July 12, 2011

    No index, poorly formatted

    Impossible to navigate because it has no index or introductions (as the description in the shop claims) . Not a useful edition--a big disappointment and a waste of money, even if it is less than a dollar!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2014

    Vallo bio

    i dont feel like making it right now...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2014

    Death's Bio

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2014

    Madi's bio

    Name: madi
    Age: 16
    Looks: shoulder length black hair blue tips (( emo hair cut ))
    Height: 5"9
    Personality: fun, shy,outgoing,awesome,smart,and jealous sometimes
    Relationship status: married to Wes the love of my life
    Crush: no one

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2014

    Wes

    Looks around curious

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    Posted November 15, 2014

    Jo

    Chains mel.

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    Posted November 10, 2014

    James

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    Posted November 10, 2014

    Cris

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2014

    [] Clique's Bio []

    [] Name: Clique Greyson. [] Age: 17 [] Looks: Blonde hair that's naturally messy. He doesn't bother to comb it. Stormy grey eyes with spatches of freckles. Olive skin and... some.. tiny muscles V.V [] Clothes: A black cotton tee with white block leaders reading: Geek Pride Day 2014 Hold Your Pixels High. Black jeans with black converse. A Half Blood Necklace showing three beeds, symbolizing three years of service. [] Personality: Find out. [] Weapons: Bow and arrows. Twin stygion iron daggers hidden in my quiver. [] Powers: Can counter attack the opponent by using facts and knowledge. [] Parents: Athena & David Cruz. My foster parents was Newt & Phoebe Greyson. Phoebe was harrassed by Newt and sadly died. Newt raised my like a son he never wanted to have. [] History: I tear up whenever someone mentions this. Just dont ask. Just dont. [] Status: Yea... im single. That doesnt mean anything! [] Crush: Umm... -Panick Mode- []

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2014

    EMINM TO CAMP RULES

    BRUH, U FUNNY I CAN DO WHAT EVER I WANT HOW EVER I WANT WHEN EVER I WANT

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    Posted October 26, 2014

    Testing

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    Posted October 27, 2014

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 23, 2014

    TO CREATER OF CAMP RULES

    F--- U! GET NEW RULES! -Katie Landson

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2014

    PMAC

    Locked out of main camp ill be back when it lifts

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2014

    Icy's bio

    Im going to make this nice and short for u. My name is Icy. I am 10. My parent is Khione. My weapons are snow and ice. My powers have to do with snow and ice. I have brown hair with light blue eyes. Hey look! I can turn into a snow! Hey look she turned into a white snow owl! Yes I can the end.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2014

    Paths bio

    Name- Path. Age-14. Looks- brown hair with almondshaped eyes. Weares a black tee and a grey hoddie. Jeans and ni shoes.<p>
    Parents- Calypso and Leo Vandez.<p>
    Personality- snoty, and annoying, loves to invent things<p>
    Were youllk find her- probly by the water or working on an invention.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2014

    CAMP RULES FOLLOW OR BE BANNED

    1 NO DRAMA-<p>no fighting for no reason <p> no makin fun or people or there familes <p> NO CUTTING <p> no killing your self for attention. <p> 2 THIS IS A CAMP NOT A DAYCARE <P> if you have a family go to family all res but this is a demigod camp and we will start doing games. And stuff. <p> 3 NO AND I MEAN NONE asking for sex, being a slave , no I drugged my dad and fu<_>cked him emily- <p> faliure to do these wil be punishible by being banned

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    Posted October 13, 2014

    Brittany's Bio

    I am 17, dirty blond hair that falls down my back, beautiful brown eyes, 5'7, about 125 lbs, farmers tan, a huge southern accent, im from Alabama but i now live in Tennessee, i love farming and currently live on one with my family and close to 600 animals. I am very charming and creative so yes i am a Libra. I am a huge Alabama Crimson Tide fan and i love hunting. Lucky for me, turkey season opened up on my birthday (October 11). My favorite color is orange and my favorite animal is sheep. Paintballing is my favorite sport. My quote is, "Dream until your dream comes true." I am a very straight forward girl and very honest so dont ask me a question if you dont want to know the answer. I am currently in Marine Corp training and on my schools Raider Team. If you want to get to know me, then feel free to ask on nook, ask for my email, or you can even ask me for my cell number. If you have read all of this then you are interested in me or want to be my friend so find me now and click the [X] in the top right hand corner...lol...btw you can call me Britt...!!! =)

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