On the Improvement of Understanding

On the Improvement of Understanding

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by Benedict de Spinoza
     
 

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After experience had taught me that all the usual surroundings of social life are vain and futile; seeing that none of the objects of my fears contained in themselves anything either good or bad, except in so far as the mind is affected by them, I finally resolved to inquire whether there might be some real good having power to communicate itself, which would affect… See more details below

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After experience had taught me that all the usual surroundings of social life are vain and futile; seeing that none of the objects of my fears contained in themselves anything either good or bad, except in so far as the mind is affected by them, I finally resolved to inquire whether there might be some real good having power to communicate itself, which would affect the mind singly, to the exclusion of all else: whether, in fact, there might be anything of which the discovery and attainment would enable me to enjoy continuous, supreme, and unending happiness.

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ISBN-13:
9781633841055
Publisher:
Wilder Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
07/04/2014
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
48
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0 MB

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