Spinoza in 90 Minutes

Spinoza in 90 Minutes

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by Paul Strathern
     
 

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A brief and enlightening exploration of Spinoza's life and ideas, presented in entertaining and accessible fashion. A highly refined appraisal of the philosopher and his work, authoritative and clearly presented.See more details below

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A brief and enlightening exploration of Spinoza's life and ideas, presented in entertaining and accessible fashion. A highly refined appraisal of the philosopher and his work, authoritative and clearly presented.

Editorial Reviews

The New York Times
A godsend in this era of the short attention span.
— Daryl Royster Alexander
The Wall Street Journal
Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise.
— Jim Holt
The Boston Globe
Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character...I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization.
— Katherine A. Powers
The New York Times - Richard Bernstein
Well-written, clear and informed, they have a breezy wit about them...I find them hard to stop reading.
The Wall Street Journal - Jim Holt
Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise.
The Boston Globe - Katherine A. Powers
Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character...I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization.
The New York Times - Daryl Royster Alexander
A godsend in this era of the short attention span.
New York Times
A godsend in this era of the short attention span.
— Daryl Royster Alexander
Wall Street Journal
Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise.
— Jim Holt
Boston Globe
Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character...I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization.
— Katherine A. Powers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566632140
Publisher:
Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date:
11/01/1998
Series:
Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series
Pages:
87
Sales rank:
1,046,556
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.52(d)

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