Baruch spinoza shelved 23 times as spinoza avg rating 4. Like many concepts in the book world, series is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. Spinoza, by roger scruton spinoza a life, by steven nadler. Among these books are steven nadlers important studies of spinoza, as well asheaven forbidmore accessible, popular works by the likes of rebecca goldstein, antonio damasio, jonathan israel, and matthew stewart the courtier and the heretic, not to mention the veritable cottage industry of scholarly articles on spinozas thought. Ondanks spinozas dikwijls ontoegankelijke stijl heeft zijn filosofie diepe indruk gemaakt op grote denkers van later tijden. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Buy ethics penguin classics new ed by spinoza, benedict, hampshire, stuart, curley, edwin isbn.
The conference was cosponsored by the department of philosophy and the melton center for jewish. Speakers included jacob adler, university of arkansas. One of the early thinkers of the enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions. Betraying spinoza the renegade jew who gave us modernity r. Duffs boek over spinozas politieke en ethische filosofie 1 ergens n. It is a continually developing, active project whose success depends on its users.
Among these books are steven nadlers important studies of spinoza, as well asheaven forbidmore accessible, popular works by the likes of rebecca goldstein, antonio damasio, jonathan israel, and matthew stewart the courtier and the heretic, not to mention the veritable cottage industry of scholarly articles on spinoza s thought. Baruch spinoza was a dutch philosopher of portuguese sephardi origin. Spinozas magnum opus, the ethics, was published posthumously in the year of his death. The philosophy of spinoza alfred weber b aruch benedict spinoza,1 spinosa, or despinoza, was born at amsterdam, in 1632, of portuguese jewish parents, who were, it seems, in good circumstances. By laying the groundwork for the 18thcentury enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, i. Spinozas life, works, and philosophy the spinoza web. What spinoza is contending is not that there is no difference between appetitus in general and human desire, but that there is no difference between a humanum appetitum et cupiditatem. Spinoza s thought, it is not merely because there are sign of unity in his work, but further because his critics have found such an amazing diversity there. Spinoza, hobbes, hume, berkeley, schopenhauer, marx. Improvement of the understanding, ethics and correspondence.
E sostanza cio che per esistere non ha bisogno di nessunaltra realta e per essere concepita non ha bisogno di nessun altro concetto. A very short introduction very short introductions by rob ellam. Nieuwe boeken voordeelboeken studieboeken antiquariaat curiosa ebooks luisterboeken home. The collected works of spinoza provides, for the first time in english, a truly satisfactory edition of all of spinoza s writings, with accurate and readable translations, based on the best critical editions of the originallanguage texts, done by a scholar who has published extensively on the philosophers work. The new spinoza articulates that presence, making the influence and significance of spinoza perfectly clear for a new generation of philosophy. A very short introduction very short introductions by peter a. Ethics spinozapart 1 wikisource, the free online library. All our modern philosophers, though often perhaps unconsciously, see through the glasses which baruch spinoza ground.
See all 26 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Ethics is a philosophical book written by baruch spinoza. Theres a new literary celebrity in town, and his name is. Also included are selections from other works by spinoza, chosen by curley to make the ethics easier to understand, and a substantial introduction that gives an overview of. Ondanks spinoza s dikwijls ontoegankelijke stijl heeft zijn filosofie diepe indruk gemaakt op grote denkers van later tijden. Buy a cheap copy of a spinoza reader book by baruch spinoza. Spinoza is the only thinker to both espouse and explicate the existence and operation of the human mind. Published shortly after his death, the ethics is undoubtedly spinozas greatest work an elegant, fully cohesive cosmology derived from first principles, providing a coherent picture of reality, and a guide to the meaning of an.
The noblest and most lovable of the great philosophers. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. But almost simultaneously with the publication of this book in 1785, jacobi published extracts of his and. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. He thought of god more in terms of laws of nature and not necessarily a god with manlike characteristics in the sky who punished and rewarded out of jealousy. Nadat ik in het vorige blog over robert alexander duff 1866. Some justification, however, of the treatment accorded spinozas ethics may b. Although it was published posthumously in 1677, it is his most famous work, and. It is difficult to separate the two, since the history of thought is history and, although it be a question of the philosophy of spinoza, the. The talks covered a range of issues concerning spinozas life and work. Spinoza s argument is that consciousness is itself part of that essential. Some justification, however, of the treatment accorded spinoza s ethics may b. Spinoza afferma quindi che esiste una sola sostanza.
Duff uit 1903, waarvan ik me niet herinner er eerder over te hebben gehoord. Whereas studies of spinoza in english have emphasized the logic of the ethics, these essays instead focus on the marginal and developmental moments that have had such a profound effect on french thought. In accordance with the wishes of his father he studied theology, but soon showed a decided preference for free philosophical speculation. These philosophers explore spinozas most important themes in detail that right is coextensive with power, that every political order is based on the power of the multitude, the critique of superstition and the rejection of the idea of providence opening up new possibilities for. Heine the multitudes, ever prone to superstition, and caring more for the shreds of antiquity than for eternal truths, pays homage to the books of the bible, rather than to the word of god. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Spinozas intellectual power, which emerged shortly after 1656 in his treatise on the emendation of the intellect, must have had a long incubation. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see wikipedia. The living thoughts of spinoza, by arnold zweig on spinoza, by diane steinberg. Duff contends, is the very opposite of what is supposed. The omission is doubly strange considering that he typically gets bland and solemn respecthe was either an unparalleled genius, or a buffoon, but its hard for me to see something in between. Spinoza is fascinating to me because he was so ready to be true to himself, honest with the world and break with the tradition of just agreeing with his religion he was raised jewish. Spinozas thought, it is not merely because there are sign of unity in his work, but further because his critics have found such an amazing diversity there. His ideas on religion, politics, ethics, human psychology and metaphysics.
The twentyfive articles collected for this anthology display a wide range of interpretations to central themes in spinoza s philosophy. A series of accessible introductions about the life and thoughts of key figures in western philosophy that have had a lasting impact on our culture, in collaboration with oxford university press. Betraying spinoza the renegade jew who gave us modernity. Often named the prince of philosophers, benedict baruch spinoza is considered one of the most prominent rationalists in the history of philosophy. Spinoza books showing 150 of 185 ethics paperback by. We publish works in the fields of philosophy, religion, and ethics by past and contemporary authors who have something significant to say about the human. The reader is presented with a living debate engaged by firstrate scholars, who come to grips with the ideas of a philosopher seen as one of the few founders of the modern mind. The idea of god in spinozas philosophy a study about its definition, influences and impact based on the first part of ethics.
Goldstein march 28 april 1, 2011 alcohol can be made out of many things. By rejecting the descartes mindbody realism and the traditional presentation of god by the jewish and christian traditions, spinoza paved the way to modern rationalism. Montaigne kopstukken filosofie by burke, peter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Spinoza has 163 books on goodreads, and is currently reading spinoza. A spinoza reader book by baruch spinoza thriftbooks. You may copy it, give it away or reuse it under the terms of the project gutenberg license included with this ebook or online at. Professor tamar rudavsky organized a conference on spinoza, held october 2829, 20. Feb 01, 2003 free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. His scientifically grounded work laid the foundation for the 18th century enlightenment, and modern biblical criticism. Spinozas life and works 17 the violence of human emotional reactions and the lifethreatening danger of human greed, ambition, and bigotry. His life and philosophy have long attracted the attention of.701 1135 842 1652 35 923 1204 1514 1340 1310 426 91 939 1545 61 646 4 1604 25 369 1236 1065 426 691 918 1014 226 1061 963 1056 179 530 925 263 679 1040 1385 70