Spinoza And The Rise Of Historical Criticism Of The Bible

Author: Travis L. Frampton
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 9780567025937
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Frampton reassesses Spinoza's relationship to higher criticism by drawing attention to the emergence of historical-critical investigations of the Bible from among heterodox Protestants during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.


Author: Richard H. Popkin
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1780744692
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This authoritative new introduction draws on both Richard H. Popkin's unparalleled scholarship and a wealth of historical and philosophical sources to highlight the real influences behind Spinoza's thought. Popkin reconstructs Spinoza the man, and his theories, contrasting these findings with some of the popularity held misconceptions. Locating him within the context of his family and background, the author assesses the impact on Spinoza of everything from his infamous excommunication, to his affection for Euclidian geometry and the work of Descartes. With a full account of Spinoza's groundbreaking Tractatus and Ethics, and an overview of his influence on both of his contemporaries and those who were to folow, this concise survey offers a variety of new perspectives, and will be warmly welcomed by students, scholars and interested readers alike.

Spinoza In Twenty First Century American And French Philosophy

Author: Jack Stetter
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350067318
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Over recent decades, Spinoza scholarship has significantly developed in both France and the United States, shedding new light on the work of this major philosopher. Spinoza in Twenty-First-Century American and French Philosophy systematically unites for the first time American and French Spinoza specialists in conversation with each other, illustrating the fecundity of bringing together diverse approaches to the study of Early Modern philosophy. Spinoza in Twenty-First-Century American and French Philosophy gives readers a unique opportunity to discover the most consequential and sophisticated aspects of American and French Spinoza research today. Featuring chapters by American scholars with French experts responding to these, the book is structured according to the themes of Spinoza's philosophy, including metaphysics, philosophy of mind, moral philosophy and political philosophy. The contributions consider the full range of Spinoza's philosophy, with chapters addressing not only the Ethics but his lesser-known early works and political works as well. Issues covered include Spinoza's views on substance and mode, his conception of number, his account of generosity as freedom, and many other topics.


Author: H. Popkin, Richard
Editor: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780744692
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This is a concise but comprehensive introduction to a key figure in the history of modern philosophy, Benedict Spinoza.

Jewish Themes In Spinoza S Philosophy

Author: Heidi M. Ravven
Editor: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791453094
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Explores Jewish aspects of Spinoza's philosophy from a wide variety of perspectives.

Spinozas Philosophy

Author: Errol E. Harris
Editor: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 9781573924139
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Spinoza's writings on metaphysics, ethics, and politics have had a remarkably diverse reception in recent times and have contributed to the current dialogue among philosophers, intellectual historians, and literary theorists. Errol E. Harris has written a brief and simplified introductory presentation of the major branches of Spinoza's philosophy. Spinoza's ideas are put forward in plain language and supported by convincing argument. Technicalities are either clearly explained or entirely avoided. Professor Harris also shows the student how Spinoza succeeded in reconciling the insights of both the British empiricists and the continental rationalists.

The Philosophy Of Spinoza

Author: George Stuart Fullerton
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