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Spinoza's Ethics [electronic resource] : a reader's guide / J. Thomas Cook.

By: Cook, J. Thomas.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Continuum reader's guides: Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, c2007Description: 1 online resource (v, 174 p.).ISBN: 9781441173294 (electronic bk.); 1441173293 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677. Ethica | Ethics | Philosophy | Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677. Ethica | Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677. Ethica | Morale | PHILOSOPHY -- Social | PHILOSOPHY -- Ethics & Moral Philosophy | Spinoza, Benedictus{de | Ethica ordine geometrico demonstrataGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Spinoza's Ethics.DDC classification: 170 Other classification: 5,1 | CF 8317 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Spinoza and the Ethics : background and context -- Main themes and influences -- Reading the text -- On God -- On the nature and origin of the mind -- On the origin and nature of the affects -- Of human bondage, or, The power of the emotions -- On the power of the intellect, or, On human freedom -- The influence of the Ethics.
Summary: Explaining the philosophical background against which the book was written and the key themes inherent in the book, Cook then guides the reader to a clear understanding of the text as a whole, before exploring the reception and influence of this classic philosophical work.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-166) and index.

Spinoza and the Ethics : background and context -- Main themes and influences -- Reading the text -- On God -- On the nature and origin of the mind -- On the origin and nature of the affects -- Of human bondage, or, The power of the emotions -- On the power of the intellect, or, On human freedom -- The influence of the Ethics.

Explaining the philosophical background against which the book was written and the key themes inherent in the book, Cook then guides the reader to a clear understanding of the text as a whole, before exploring the reception and influence of this classic philosophical work.

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