Spinoza's Heresy: Immortality and the Jewish Mind

Spinoza's Heresy: Immortality and the Jewish Mind

by Steven M. Nadler
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199268878

ISBN-13: 9780199268870

Pub. Date: 02/26/2004

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.

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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:
9780199268870
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/26/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(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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