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Spinoza past and present

Wiep van Bunge

Spinoza past and present

essays on Spinoza, Spinozism, and Spinoza scholarship

by Wiep van Bunge

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Published by Brill in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Wiep van Bunge
SeriesBrill"s studies in intellectual history -- v. 215
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB3998 .B87 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25347327M
ISBN 109789004231375, 9789004233522
LC Control Number2012021710

Benedict de Spinoza, Hebrew forename Baruch, Latin forename Benedictus, Portuguese Bento de Espinosa, (born Novem , Amsterdam—died Febru , The Hague), Dutch Jewish philosopher, one of the foremost exponents of 17th-century Rationalism and one of the early and seminal figures of the masterwork is the treatise Ethics (). Ethics Benedict Spinoza I: God 7: It pertains to the nature of a substance to exist. A substance can’t be produced by anything else (by the corollary to 6), so it must be its own cause; and that, by D1, is to say that its essence necessarily.

  This article first briefly discusses and places in context the textual sources most relevant to a consideration of Spinoza's physics. It then present in brief summary those of Spinoza's philosophical views that bear most directly on his physical theory. Having identified the central issues for physical theory that emerge, it then clarifies. Baruch Spinoza (24 November in Amsterdam – 21 February in The Hague) was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese Jewish origin. He is considered to be one of the great Rationalist philosophers of the 17th century. Other famous rationalists include Gottfried Leibniz and .

  The book of , simply entitled Spinoza: An Introduction to His Philosophical Thought, was the opening book in a Penguin series intended to draw modern analytical philosophers to the philosophers of the past. Hampshire’s book became an instant success; 45, copies were sold in the first three months.   In , Marian Evans completed her translation of Benedict de Spinoza’s Ethics while living in Berlin with the philosopher and critic George Henry Lewes.


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Spinoza past and present by Wiep van Bunge Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this intriguing book, Moira Gatens and Genevieve Lloyd show us that in spite of or rather because of Spinoza's apparent strangeness, his philosophy can be a rich resource for cultural self-understanding in the by:   Spinoza Past and Present consists of twelve essays on Benedictus de Spinoza's Jewish background, his views on metaphysics, mathematics, religion and society.

Special attention is paid to the various ways in which Spinoza's works have been interpreted from the late seventeenth century to the present by: 6.

Spinoza Past and Present consists of twelve essays on Benedictus de Spinoza’s Jewish background, his views on metaphysics, mathematics, religion and society.

Special attention is paid to the various ways in which Spinoza’s works have been interpreted from the late seventeenth century to the present day.

In this intriguing book, Moira Gatens and Genevieve Lloyd show us that in spite of or rather because of Spinoza's apparent strangeness, his philosophy can be a rich resource for cultural self-understanding Spinoza past and present book the present. Why would the work of the 17th century philosopher Benedict de Spinoza concern us today.

How can Spinoza shed any light on contemporary thought?In this intriguing book, Moira Gatens and Genevieve Lloyd show us that in spite of or rather because of Spinoza's apparent strangeness, his philosophy can be a rich resource for cultural self-understanding in the tive.

Reading Spinoza always tends to elicit a kind of visceral recoil from me, if only because of that insufferable more geometrico style, but this book for the first time has actually made me hungry to read him again.

It's a beautifully written piece of work, approaching Spinoza's philosophy from the twin angles of philosophical history and political theory, all while letting it 4/5(1). Among the final chapters of the book is a critical survey of the development of Spinozism in the Netherlands in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries ("Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century Dutch Spinozism") and modern and recent trends in Spinoza scholarship, especially in Europe ("Spinoza Past and Present").

In Spinoza Past and Present Wiep van Bunge explores various aspects of Spinoza’s works and the often conflichting ways in which the Dutch philosopher’s views have been interpreted from the seventeenth century onwards.

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Baruch Spinoza (shelved 24 times as spinoza) avg rating — 12, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read Collective Imaginings: Spinoza, Past and Present (Paperback) by.

Moira Gatens. Publisher description: Benedict de Spinoza () was at once the father of the Enlightenment and the last sad guardian of the medieval world. In his brilliant synthesis of geometrical method, religious sentiment, and secular science, he attempted to reconcile the conflicting moral and intellectual demands of his epoch, and to present a vision of humanity.

Similar books and articles. Spinoza Past and Present: Essays on Spinoza, Spinozism, and Spinoza Scholarship. Wiep van Bunge - - Leiden: Brill. Spinoza in Soviet Philosophy: A Series of Essays, Selected and Translated, and with an Introduction.

George Louis Kline - - Hyperion Press. If you want the present to be different from the past, study the past. Baruch Spinoza. Spinoza's imagination Spinoza's freedom Re-imagining responsibility --pt. Communities, difference and the present past Theology, politics and norms Freedom, authority and difference Responsibility and the past.

Responsibility: Moira Gatens and Genevieve Lloyd. More information: Publisher description. Wherefore, whether the thing be present, past, or future, the mind conceives it under the same necessity and is affected with the same certitude ; and whether the idea be of something present, past, or future, it will in all cases be equally true ; that is, it will always possess the same properties of an adequate idea (II.

Def. Benedict de Spinoza () was at once the father of the Enlightenment and the last sad guardian of the medieval world. In his brilliant synthesis of geometrical method, religious sentiment, and secular science, he attempted to reconcile the conflicting moral and intellectual demands of his epoch, and to present a vision of humanity as simultaneously bound by.

In Spinoza Past and Present Wiep van Bunge explores various aspects of Spinoza's works and the often conflichting ways in which the Dutch philosopher's views have. Pioneering biblical critic, theorist of democracy, and legendary conflater of God and nature, Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza () was excommunicated by the Sephardic Jews of Amsterdam in for his "horrible heresies" and "monstrous deeds." Yet, over the past three centuries, Spinoza's rupture with traditional Jewish beliefs and practices has elevated him to a.

This book has pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in ; this is a translation by R.H.M. Elwes. Description Considered one of the great rationalists of 17th-century philosophy, Spinoza's posthumous masterpiece Ethics, in which he opposed Descartes's mind–body dualism, has earned him recognition as one of Western.

I have taught Spinoza over the past fi ve years. Their ideas, questions and ways of understanding and failing to understand Spinoza gave this book its shape.

I especially thank the class ofon whom many of the ideas in this book were tested. List of Figures Figure The seventeenth-century common-sense view. Baruch (de) Spinoza (/ b ə ˈ r uː k s p ɪ ˈ n oʊ z ə /; Dutch: [baːˈrux spɪˈnoːzaː]; Portuguese: [ðɨ ʃpiˈnɔzɐ]; born Baruch Espinosa; later as an author and a correspondent Benedictus de Spinoza, anglicized to Benedict de Spinoza; 24 November – 21 February ) was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese Sephardi origin.

One of the early thinkers of the Enlightenment and. Spinoza (; second edition ; third edition ) is a book about Baruch Spinoza by the English philosopher Stuart Hampshire, in which the author introduces Spinoza's philosophy, comparing Spinoza's views to those of other philosophers such as René Descartes and Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, as well as to those of Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis.Penwortham Past & Present has 4, members.

We want to encourage people local to Penwortham to share their pictures and stories mainly of times gone by.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 original-language texts, done by a scholar who has published extensively on the philosopher’s work.

This first volume contains Spinoza’s single most important work, the .