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Spinoza's critique of religion

Author: Leo Strauss
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leo Strauss articulates the conflict between reason and revelation as he explores Spinoza’s scientific, comparative, and textual treatment of the Bible. Strauss compares Spinoza’s Theologico-political Treatise and the Epistles, showing their relation to critical controversy on religion from Epicurus and Lucretius through Uriel da Costa and Isaac Peyrere to Thomas Hobbes. Strauss’s autobiographical Preface, traces  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Controversial literature
Named Person: Benedictus de Spinoza; Benedictus de Spinoza
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Strauss
ISBN: 0226776883 9780226776880
OCLC Number: 35198748
Description: 327 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface to the English Translation Pt. 1: The Tradition of the Critique of Religion I: The Tradition of the Critique of Religion II: Uriel da Costa III: Isaac de la Peyrere IV: Thomas Hobbes Pt. 2: Spinoza's Critique of Religion V: The Critique of Orthodoxy VI: The Critique of Maimonides VII: The Critique of Calvin VIII: The Analysis of Revealed Religion IX: The State and the Social Function of Religion X: Spinoza's Conception of the Bible and Bible Science Notes Appendix
Other Titles: Religionskritik Spinozas als Grundlage seiner Bibelwissenschaft.
Responsibility: by Leo Strauss ; translated by E.M. Sinclair.
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