Lectures on the Philosophy of Spinoza (Jewish Thought) by Yosef Ben-Shlomo

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Lectures on the Philosophy of Spinoza (Jewish Thought) Paperback – February 1, by Yosef Ben-Shlomo (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Yosef Ben-Shlomo. Deleuze had previously published two books on Spinoza: Expressionism in Philosophy: Spinoza (Spinoza et le problème de l'expression, ), and Spinoza: Practical Philosophy (Spinoza – Philosophie pratique,2nd ed.

The majority of these lectures were given the same year as the publication of the second edition of the latter : Gilles Deleuze. Spinoza agreed with Descartes about substance proper; like Descartes, he believed that the essence of God includes God's existence.

But he broke with Descartes by asserting that there are no created substances. Rather, God is a being with infinitely many attributes, including thinking and extension.

“Spinoza: The Velocities of Thought” was a lecture seminar given from December to March In this seminar, Deleuze revisits his examination of Baruch Spinoza’s philosophy. Recent News. Literary Hub’s “Raise UP Reading List” (), created in conjunction with University Press Weekincludes Racism in America: A Reader along with other new works on the timely subjects of climate change, racial justice, and voting rights.; Frank Pasquale, author of New Laws of Robotics: Defending Human Expertise in the Age of AI, spoke with Commonweal about what robots can.

“Spinoza: The Velocities of Thought” was a lecture seminar given from December to March In this seminar, Deleuze revisits his examination of Baruch Spinoza’s philosophy. Deleuze had previously published two books on Spinoza: Expressionism in Philosophy: Spinoza (Spinoza et le problème de l'expression, ), and Spinoza: Practical Philosophy (Spinoza – Philosophie.

There are many valuable general presentations of Spinoza’s philosophy. The volumes listed in this section concentrate on Spinoza’s major work, the Ethics, though they address other texts as well.

Pollock (first published in ), Curleyand Nadler are the most recommended introductions to Spinoza. Baruch (Latin: Benedict) Spinoza () was one of the premier founders and defenders of the modern project of religious liberalism and freedom of speech and thought, and of Dutch commercial republicanism.

Biblical Criticism. Spinoza claimed to be the first writer to take a “scientific” approach to understanding the Bible and what it teaches. Ethics, Demonstrated in Geometrical Order, usually known as the Ethics, is a philosophical treatise written in Latin by Benedictus de Spinoza.

It was written between and and was first published posthumously in The book is perhaps the most ambitious attempt to apply the method of Euclid in philosophy.

Spinoza puts forward a small number of definitions and axioms from which he. Samuel Shirley, who translated Spinoza's complete works into English, summed up the significance of Spinoza's philosophy as follows: To my mind, although Spinoza lived and thought long before Darwin, Freud, Einstein, and the startling implications of quantum theory, he had a vision of truth beyond what is normally granted to human beings.

Spinoza's philosophy is largely contained in two books: the Theologico-Political Treatise. Publications, Essays, Articles, and Book Chapters. This article argues that Spinoza is a modern republican political philosopher. The first section of the paper discusses the influence of natural law and social contract theories on Spinoza’s view.

The second section discusses the problem of state formation and shows that Spinoza takes collective action problems seriously. “Spinoza: The Velocities of Thought” was a lecture seminar given from December to March In this seminar, Deleuze revisits his examination of Baruch Spinoza’s philosophy.

Deleuze had previously published two books on Spinoza: Expressionism in Philosophy: Spinoza (Spinoza et le problème de l'expression, ), and Spinoza. Book Description. Baruch Spinoza is one of the most influential and controversial political philosophers of the early modern period.

Though best-known for his contributions to metaphysics, Spinoza’s Theological-Political Treatise () and his unfinished Political Treatise () were widely debated and helped to shape the political writings of philosophers as diverse as Rousseau, Kant.

The Philosophy of Baruch Spinoza By Nasrullah supporting himself through work as a lens grinder, and died of consumption – a death which Hegel, in his Lectures on the History of Philosophy, described as “in harmony with his system of philosophy, according to which all particularity and individuality pass away in the one substance.

Hegel’s Lectures on the History of Philosophy. Section Two: Period of the Thinking Understanding is brought forward in the first part, under the head of the principles of human knowledge.

The third book of the Ethics deals with the origin and nature There is therefore no ground for the objection that Spinoza's philosophy gives the. ‎The Philosophy of Spinoza Baruch Spinoza, Dutch philosopher () This ebook presents «The Philosophy of Spinoza», from Baruch Spinoza.

A dynamic table of contents enables to jump directly to the chapter selected. Table of Contents - About This Book. Baruch Spinoza (AKA Benedict Spinoza) ( - ) was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese Jewish origin who lived and worked during the Age of Reason.

Along with René Descartes and Gottfried Leibniz, he is considered one of the great Rationalists of the 17th Century, although the breadth and importance of his work was not fully realized until years after his death. View PHILBlock a lectures from PHIL at Witwatersrand.

Topic 2: Spinoza’s philosophy PHIL Block 2 PHIL Block 2 History of European Philosophy Spinoza’s. Spinoza can lead you to think differently about yourself and your life, about nature, about God, about freedom and about ethics. So perhaps the best reason for reading Spinoza’s Ethics is this: it is a book that may change your life.

Spinoza: Rationalist, Empiricist, Atheist, Radical. Spinoza (–77) is a philosopher of the seventeenth. The God of Spinoza. Love. When Einstein gave lectures at U.S. universities, the recurring question that students asked him most was: Do you believe in God.

And he always answered: I believe in the God of Spinoza. Baruch de Spinoza was a Dutch philosopher considered one of the great rationalists of 17th century philosophy, along with Descartes. 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. This is an important book. I can see how Spinoza inspired the likes of Thomas Payne, and Albert Einstein, with his appeals to reason, and the intellect.

I have it 4 stars because of the 17th century wiring style, which makes it a laborious read, but over all a very interesting book. I recommend this to any who wish to understand western philosophy.4/5(7).

Arne Naess' paper on Spinoza's Environmental Philosophy is available in English along with a few other lectures. Look on Abe Books or Amazon. CS – Charles M Saunders Mar 28 '19 at Spinoza () has not been a major influence in the history of ideas.

His moral philosophy, unlike Kant’s, falls outside the mainstream of modern thought; his natural philosophy, unlike Newton’s, now appears so aberrant as to be in no way worthy of the name “science.” Yet Spinoza remains an object of wonder, for at least three.

This is an important book. I can see how Spinoza inspired the likes of Thomas Payne, and Albert Einstein, with his appeals to reason, and the intellect. I have it 4 stars because of the 17th century wiring style, which makes it a laborious read, but over all a very interesting book.

I recommend this to any who wish to understand western s: In the first lecture, Jonathan Israel outlines Spinoza’s key writings in favor of democracy and democratic republicanism–and against restrictive religious and state institutions–and explains how these writings were received by Spinoza’s contemporaries.

Jonathan Israel: How Spinoza Was a Revolutionary Thinker- Stroum Lectures - YouTube. “Spinoza,” Deleuze tells us in his lectures, doesn 't make up a morality, for a very simple reason: he never asks what we must do, he always asks what we are capable of, what 's in our power, ethics is a problem of power, never a problem of duty.

In this sense Spinoza is profoundly immoral. This video lecture, part of the series A History of Philosophy with Dr. Arthur Holmes by Prof., does not currently have a detailed description and video lecture title.

If you have watched this lecture and know what it is about, particularly what Philosophy topics are discussed, please help us by commenting on this video with your suggested description and title. The course of lectures delivered from to at the experimental University of Paris 8 is devoted to one of Deleuze’s favourite thinkers, who inspired two of his other major studies (Expressionism in Philosophy: Spinoza,and Spinoza: Practical Philosophy, ).

The lectures, recorded on tape with questions from the audience, and. Della Rocca concludes with a chapter on Spinoza's legacy and how modern philosophers, Hume, Hegel, and Nietzsche, responded to Spinoza's challenge. Ideal for those coming to Spinoza for the first time as well as those already acquainted with his thought, Spinoza is essential reading for anyone studying philosophy.

- Morrison, James. “Spinoza and History" in The Philosophy of Baruch Spinoza, ed. Richard Kennington. Washington, DC: Catholic University of America Press, – “Notes on Spinoza’s Critique of Religion” - Gildin, Hilail. The hegelian quip is important here.

If what you are looking for is an objective history of philosophy, there is only one. This is it, Hegel’s Lectures on the History of Philosophy, in three lly this requires that one understand what ‘objective’, ‘history,’ and ‘philosophy’ mean, not just as arbitrary ‘definitions’ but as to their necessary concept/5(5).

Ethics: with The Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect and Selected Letters - Ebook written by Baruch Spinoza. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Ethics: with The Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect and Selected Letters.

The two Spinoza Lectures presented here belong to Friedman\'s ongoing project of articulating a post-Kuhnian philosophy of science.

Friedman\'s approach, like Kuhn\'s, is essentially historical, and builds on a careful depiction of the development of the mathematical. In The Philosophy of Marx, Etienne Balibar provides an accessible introduction to Marx and his key followers, complete with pedagogical information for the student to make the most challenging areas of theory easy to understand.

Examining all the key areas of Marx's writings in their wider historical and theoretical context--including the concepts of class struggle, ideology, humanism 3/5(2). Spinoza: The Great Philosophers.

Routledge () Philosophy is one of the most intimidating and difficult of disciplines, as any of its students can attest. This book is an important entry in a distinctive new series from Routledge: "The Great Philosophers.".

Ethics Benedict Spinoza I: God A7: If a thing can be conceived as not existing then its essence doesn’t involve existence. Propositions 1: A substance is prior in nature to its states. This is evident from D3 and D5. 2: Two substances having different attributes have noth-ing in common with one another.

This is also evident from D3. For each. Hegel was not only a great philosopher but a great historian of philosophy. He invented the idea of the philosophical tradition as a discussion among philosophers extending over centuries centering on a few main philosophical problems.

The conceptual scheme, widely accepted in histories of philosophy, emerged in Hegel's lectures at the same time as German idealism itself. When Einstein gave lectures at U.S. universities, the recurring question that students asked him most was: "Do you believe in God?" And he always answered: "I believe in the God of Spinoza." Baruch de Spinoza was a Dutch philosopher considered one of the great rationalists of 17th century philosophy, along with Descartes.

(Spinoza): God would say. This is a most timely translation of Pierre Macherey's work Hegel ouMacherey's meticulous undoing of Hegel's reading of Spinoza, in order to expose a deeper connection between the two philosophies, nicely accentuates some of the tensions framing recent discussions within contemporary continental political philosophy, where the perceived merits, and precise political.

Publisher: Basic Books,pages. ISBN: Reviewed By: J. Scott Lewis, PhD, Penn State University. Separated in history by years, the lives of philosopher Baruch Spinoza and Nazi propagandist Alfred Rosenberg intertwine in fascinating and unexpected ways.Philosopher, educator and free church minister, the Rev Professor Alexander Campbell Fraser delivered the Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh during –5.

Well known for his work of Berkley, as well as Locke and Coleridge, these two volumes of his lectures represent a major insight into a towering figure in Scottish philosophy as well as a record of philosophical interest as.

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