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Spinoza

Author: Michael Della Rocca
Publisher: Abingdon, UK : Routledge, 2008.
Series: Routledge philosophers.
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A clear introduction to a daunting philosopher, Spinoza is the ideal starting point for anyone coming to his thought for the first time and essential reading for any student or scholar of the seventeenth century.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Della Rocca, Michael.
Spinoza.
Abingdon, UK : Routledge, 2008
(DLC) 2008000068
Named Person: Benedictus de Spinoza; Benedictus de Spinoza
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Della Rocca
ISBN: 9780203894583 0203894588
OCLC Number: 263493095
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 341 pages).
Contents: Spinoza's understanding and understanding Spinoza --
Spinoza's understanding --
Understanding Spinoza --
The metaphysics of substance --
Descartes and substance --
Spinoza contra Descartes on substance --
Modes --
Necessitarianism --
The purpose of it all --
The human mind --
Parallelism and representation --
Essence and representation --
Parallelism and mind-body identity --
The idea of the human body --
The pancreas problem, the pan problem, and panpsychism --
Nothing but representation --
Representation, will, and belief --
Skepticism --
Psychology : striving and self-preservation --
Conatus --
Desire, joy, and sadness --
Love, hate, and all that --
The ethics of the ethics --
The good notion of the good --
The right notion of the right --
Knowledge and morality --
Freedom and morality --
Helping others --
Lies and degrees of freedom --
The state, religion, and scripture --
Rights and power --
Religion and the state --
Scripture --
Prophecy and the truth of the Bible --
From PSR to eternity --
The aftermath of Spinoza --
Leibniz --
Bayle and Hume --
The pantheism controversy --
Hegel --
Nietzsche --
Prospects of spinozistic rationalism.
Series Title: Routledge philosophers.
Responsibility: Michael Della Rocca.
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