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Spinoza's critique of religion

Author: Leo Strauss; E M Sinclair
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : University of Chicago Press editionView 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 his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Controversial literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strauss, Leo.
Spinoza's critique of religion.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1997
327 pages ; 23 cm
Named Person: Benedictus de Spinoza
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Strauss; E M Sinclair
ISBN: 9780226225500 022622550X
OCLC Number: 908042314
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages)
Contents: Preface to the English Translation; Part One: The Tradition of the Critique of Religion; Introduction; I. The Tradition of the Critique of Religion; II. Uriel da Costa; III. Issac de la Peyrère; IV. Thomas Hobbes; Part Two: Spinoza's Critique of Religion; Introduction; 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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In this text Leo Strauss articulates the conflict between reason and revelation as he explores Spinoza's scientific, comparative, and textual treatment of the Bible.  Read more...

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