Spinoza's Heresy: Immortality and the Jewish Mind

Spinoza's Heresy: Immortality and the Jewish Mind

by Steven M. Nadler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199247072

ISBN-13: 9780199247073

Pub. Date: 05/02/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Why was the great philosopher Spinoza expelled from his Portuguese-Jewish community in Amsterdam? Nadler's investigation of this simple question gives fascinating new perspectives on Spinoza's thought and the Jewish religious and philosophical tradition from which it arose.  See more details below

Overview

Why was the great philosopher Spinoza expelled from his Portuguese-Jewish community in Amsterdam? Nadler's investigation of this simple question gives fascinating new perspectives on Spinoza's thought and the Jewish religious and philosophical tradition from which it arose.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199247073
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/02/2002
Pages:
190
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Cherem in Amsterdam
2. Abominations and Heresies
3. Patriarchs, Prophets, and Rabbis
4. The Philosophers
5. Eternity and Immortality
6. The Life of Reason
7. Immortality on the Amstel
Conclusion
Notes; Bibliography; Index

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