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Spinoza's Ethics An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 0521544793

ISBN-13: 9780521544795

Edition: 2006

Authors: Steven M. Nadler

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Spinoza's Ethics is one of the most remarkable, important, and difficult books in the history of philosophy: a treatise simultaneously on metaphysics, knowledge, philosophical psychology, moral philosophy, and political philosophy. It presents, in Spinoza's famous 'geometric method', his radical views on God, Nature, the human being, and happiness. In this wide-ranging introduction to the work, Steven Nadler explains the doctrines and arguments of the Ethics, and shows why Spinoza's endlessly fascinating ideas may have been so troubling to his contemporaries, as well as why they are still highly relevant today. He also examines the philosophical background to Spinoza's thought and the…    
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Book details

List price: $45.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/25/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of abbreviations
Spinoza's life and works
The geometric method
On God: substance
On God: necessity and determinism
The human being
Knowledge and will
The passions
Virtue and "the free man"
Eternity and blessedness