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Author: Arnold Geulincx; Samuel Beckett; Martin Wilson; J A van Ruler; Anthony Uhlmann
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.
Series: Brill's studies in intellectual history., Brill's texts and sources in intellectual history ;, v. 1.; Brill's studies in intellectual history, v. 146.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Arnold Geulincx (1624-1669) is an original figure in the history of ideas, whose concepts have been seen as precursors of those developed by Spinoza, Malebranche, Leibniz and Kant. His Ethics presents a treatment of virtue from the standpoint of occasionalist metaphysics. The great Irish writer Samuel Beckett stated that Geulincx, with his emphasis on the powerlessness and ignorance of the human condition, was a  Read more...
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Named Person: Arnold Geulincx
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arnold Geulincx; Samuel Beckett; Martin Wilson; J A van Ruler; Anthony Uhlmann
ISBN: 9004154671 9789004154674
OCLC Number: 71810144
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Notes: Translated from the Latin.
Description: xlv, 368 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: To the curators of the University of Leiden 3 Gracious reader 7 Treatise I : on virtue and its prime attributes 11 Chapter 1 : on virtue in general 11 Chapter 2 : on the cardinal virtues 19 Treatise II : on the virtues commonly called particular 65 Part I : on particular virtues in general 67 Part II : on particular virtues touching upon ourselves 74 Part III : on particular virtues touching upon God 82 Part IV : on particular virtues touching upon other men 91 Treatise III : on the end and the good 95 Treatise IV : on the passions 109 Treatise V : on the reward of virtue 127 Treatise VI : on prudence 151 Annotations to the ethics 167 Introduction to Beckett's notes to the Ethics 301 Samuel Beckett's notes to his reading of the Ethics / Arnold Geulincx.
Series Title: Brill's studies in intellectual history., Brill's texts and sources in intellectual history ;, v. 1.; Brill's studies in intellectual history, v. 146.
Other Titles: De virtute et primis eius proprietatibus.
Responsibility: Arnold Geulincx ; with Samuel Beckett's notes ; translated by Martin Wilson ; edited by Han van Ruler, Anthony Uhlmann, Martin Wilson.

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