Spinoza, the man and his thought
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Spinoza, the man and his thought addresses delivered at the Spinoza tercentenary sponsored by the Philosophy club of Chicago by Philosophy club of Chicago.

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Published by The Open court publishing company in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Edward L. Schaub.
ContributionsSchaub, Edward Leroy, 1881-, ed.
LC ClassificationsB3997 .P55
The Physical Object
Paginationvi p., 2 l., 61 p.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6288912M
LC Control Number33011412

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  Nevertheless, Spinoza ends his treatise on a high note: “The safest way for a state is to lay down the rule that religion is comprised solely in the exercise of charity and justice, and that the The book rebukes the myth of Spinoza as a recluse. Nadler offers a portrayal of Spinoza's intellectual circle and of his relationship to many friends. The book is not a critical analysis of Spinoza's thought. Such studies are legion and there still is much to say and  › Biography › Historical › Onwards.   bodies. In particular, as I interpret Spinoza, a thing that is thinking in the attribute of thought is identical to a thing that is moving in the attribute of extension, provided that they share the same essence. 1 Introduction Spinoza claims that the mind and body are one and the same. But he ~jrm/Morrison - Spinoza - Spinoza on Mind Body and Numerical. In these interesting times, we all need someone to admire. I have found such a one in Benedict de Spinoza (), the 17th-century rationalist liberal philosopher who advocated freedom of thought and expression, toleration, and simple kindness. Spinoza lived in