Her drawings in chapter 1s, 5 and 6 depict spinoza s house o 727n 4 paviljoensgracht page 9 a, statue of spinoza page 16, the bac thk oef ne w church and spinoza s tomb in the hague page 19, the portugues synagogue ien amsterdam page 185, the house where spinoz livea d in rijnsburg page 233 a, bust of spinoza page. Love a subset of joy hate a subset of sadness devotion is a love of one whom we wonder at pp. A study of spinozas ethics, 1984, jonathan bennett. The house in which he rented a room has been restored, as has his collection of 160 books. The collection shows her voice to be as vivacious, smart, and fiery as ever, now with a seasoned wisdom and compassion thats absolutely beguiling. Ethics spinoza, benedict, hampshire, stuart, curley. In richard hookers words, a law therefore generally taken, is a directive rule unto goodness of operation. The thesis is that much of spinozas philosophy was conceived with the express purpose of rebutting a claim about the limitations of philosophy made. He defends a thesis about spinozas philosophical motivations and then bases an interpretation of his major works upon it. Perfection, power and the passions in spinoza and leibniz. The following primary source excerpts from spinoza should be read in conjunction with the web sites appended to chapter xix of sophie. Leonard cohen, the partisan spinoza is quoted approvingly for instance, by deleuze in his expressionism in philosophy. Includes an examination of spinoza s ethics, correspondence, and criticism. Pocket books, 1957, and from spinozas treatise on ethics.
The expression other critique may seem inappropriate insofar as in modern philosophy the idea of critique is primarily defined with reference to kant. He says that an idea, in so far as it is an idea, involves affirmation or. The municipal burial registers of the hague report about the vault. After reading these essays and the others one should tackle the books by both deleuze and strauss on spinoza. Spinoza lived here in the 1660s during his most productive period. Spinoza now is an important addition to a new strand of literature on philosopher baruch spinoza.
Rather, i contend, spinoza and leibniz are both antiessentialists. Friedrich nietzsche, first edition, signed abebooks. The twentyfive articles collected for this anthology display a wide range of interpretations to central themes in spinozas philosophy. Two books have been published in the series so far. Theologicopolitical treatise is the only work of baruch spinozas original philosophy published during his lifetime. The volume should interest not only the growing group of scholars attracted to spinozas ideas on ethics, politics, and subjectivity, but also theorists in a variety of these essays establish spinozas rightful role in the development and direction of contemporary continental philosophy. Karl jaspers was one of the makers and shapers of existentialist philosophy. Envy is a hate insofar as it so affects a man that he is saddened by anothers happiness and, conversely, glad at his ill fortune. Online shopping from a great selection at books store.
Perfection, power and the passions in spinoza and leibniz brandon c. Ni philosophe du sujet ni philosophe du moi, spinoza, on le sait, naccorde. Spinoza bibliography online network listed as sbon. Help us create the kind of literary community youve always dreamed of. Buyse lex the word lex and its dutch synonym wet occur in all of spinozas works. It is a strong collection of essays that are individually thoughtprovoking and collectively coherent, giving the widest possible overview of the interesting work being done on spinoza today. At the other lies leibniz the antinecessitarian, for whom the actual. Dave mesing chantal jaquet, affects, actions, and passions in spinoza trans. Spinoza doesnt come here anymore melville house books. Douglas offers a new understanding of spinoza s philosophy by situating it in its immediate historical context. Spinoza 163477 is the noblest and most lovable of the great philosophers, remarked bertrand russell in the history of western philosophy. Hobbes and spinoza fulfil, but as rational beings they were conscious of their own ends and were able to direct their actions towards them.
The essays collected in this volume suggest that what applies to althusser applies to his whole generation that spinoza is an unsuspected but very real presence in the work of contemporary philosophers from deleuze and lacan to foucault and derrida. The thesis is that much of spinoza s philosophy was conceived with the express purpose of rebutting a claim about the limitations of philosophy made. The best books on the philosophy of information recommended by luciano floridi. Here are a few examples of how spinoza uses the terms. Baruch spinoza has 177 books on goodreads with 118169 ratings. Offering a new reading of spinoza s masterpiece, smith asserts that the ethics is a celebration of human freedom and its attendant joys and responsibilities and should be placed. Look department of philosophy university of kentucky i in a short piece written most likely. Spinozas library recreated picture of het spinozahuis. The best books on the philosophy of information five. Featured software all software latest this just in old school emulation msdos games historical software classic pc games software library.
Routledge ashgate studies in the history of philosophical theology series, 27 apr 2019 maar je komt ook tegen 2018, 224 pp. They are taken from the story of philosophy by will durant new york. Vittorio morfino, the spinozamachiavelli encounter trans. Reason papers 169 the cambridge companion spinoza, ed. Her drawings in chapter 1s, 5 and 6 depict spinozas house o 727n 4 paviljoensgracht page 9 a, statue of spinoza page 16, the bac thk oef ne w church and spinozas tomb in the hague page 19, the portugues synagogue ien amsterdam page 185, the house where spinoz livea d in rijnsburg page 233 a, bust of spinoza page. Negri, antonio, spinoza e noi recensioni filosofiche. The house is staffed by volunteers who can answer just about any question about spinoza and his life although some information. But in short, the spinoza real is the immanent of what augustines ideal is the transcendent. The oxford professor of philosophy and the ethics of information says methods for discussing the ethics of information technology have been latent in philosophy from its origins. Willis barnstone dichtte spinoza in the dutch ghetto volgens en. In 1687, he was head of the utrecht booksellers guild.
Xix indignation is a hate towards someone who has done evil. Spinoza is the most famous philosopher of the netherlands. At one extreme lies spinoza the necessitarian, for whom the actual world is the only possible world. Spinoza is quoted approvingly for instance, by deleuze in his expressionism in philosophy. God exists as the sole substance in the actual world and brings about the perfect series of things in this world. Spinoza and by andre garcia duttman to the effect that the free man is the one who thinks about, or fears, death the least. For almost 50 years, in books, essays and lectures, he strove to give a personalist answer to modern mans questions about his own nature and the nature of existence. I would recommend this book as fundamental reading to any person who desires a serious grasp of the universe that is spinoza s thoughts and ideas. It is a strong collection of essays that are individually thoughtprovoking and collectively coherent, giving the widest possible overview of the interesting.
One concept which can be saved from ambiguity through this methodology is the infinite, which is crucial to many aspects of spinoza s philosophy, including. Offering a new reading of spinozas masterpiece, smith asserts that the ethics is a celebration of human freedom and its attendant joys and responsibilities and should be placed. Despite an early rabbinical education, he was expelled from the synagogue at amsterdam for defending heretical opinions in 1656. Books by baruch spinoza baruch spinoza average rating 4. Thomas pearson is a poet, artist, musician and architectural conservationist from the northeast of england, based in york. Spinoza argues that all finite modes strive to persevere in being iiip6, and he. Whereas studies of spinoza in english have emphasized the logic of the ethics, these essays instead focus on the marginal and developmental moments that have had such a profound effect on french thought. Performance, anxiety and urban pleasure in a spinozistic community.
The best books on the philosophy of information five books. Includes an examination of spinozas ethics, correspondence, and criticism. He defends a thesis about spinoza s philosophical motivations and then bases an interpretation of his major works upon it. Spinoza also believes that the truth of substance monism and some kind of ontological diversity is a perfectmaking feature of the actual world. Look department of philosophy university of kentucky i in a short piece written most likely in the 1690s and given the title by loemker of on. According to a floor map 1772 of the nieuwe kerk, spinoza was buried in a vault at the church entrance no. Spinozas psychological theory stanford encyclopedia of. Land the life and character of baruch spinoza by kuno fischer spinoza, an oration by j. The reader is presented with a living debate engaged by firstrate scholars, who come to grips with the ideas of a philosopher seen as one of the few founders of the modern mind. Jan 01, 1998 the volume should interest not only the growing group of scholars attracted to spinoza s ideas on ethics, politics, and subjectivity, but also theorists in a variety of these essays establish spinoza s rightful role in the development and direction of contemporary continental philosophy. For almost 50 years, in books, essays and lectures, he. Spinoza doesnt come here anymore shows inez at the peak of her talents, in a stunning tourdeforce that may be the most impassioned yet controlled work of her illustrious career. The harmony of spinoza and leibniz samuel newlands university of notre dame according to a common reading, spinoza and leibniz stand on oppo site ends of the modal spectrum.
Reason papers 169 the cambridge companion to spinoza, don garrett ed. Cornelis jacobsz noenaert made a living as a bookbinder 1647 and a printer fl. Baruch spinoza was born to portuguese jews living in exile in holland, but his life among the marranos there was often unsettled. Numerous links to texts, studies, and bibliographies. Verso books is the largest independent, radical publishing house in the englishspeaking world. To see the presence of spinoza, louis althusser once quipped, one must at least have heard of him.
Such fear he considers to be a passive emotion, or affection, which is a bondage to pain, symptomatic of our impotence and. Devoted to the doctrine of the dutch philosopher and rationalist. Spinoza is no necessitarian and leibniz is no antinecessitarian at least as these characterizations are usually understood. Noenaert issued a riposte of spinoza at utrecht in midmay 1679. The rationalists critical essays on descartes, spinoza, and leibniz, derk pereboom, jan 1, 1999. Spinoza s thesis iiip7 that the essence of any finite mode, including any human mind iiip9, is a striving conatus to persevere in being is an attempt to give an account of nature under which human beings with their apparent peculiarities are natural. The book displays a panoramic picture of spinoza scholarship over the last three.
Most readers of spinoza treat him as a pure metaphysician, a grim determinist, or a stoic moralist, but none of these descriptions captures the author of the ethics, argues steven b. It demonstrates that spinoza s intention was to free people from their unconscious and irrational passions so that they could learn to truly be themselves. The twentyfive articles collected for this anthology display a wide range of interpretations to central themes in spinoza s philosophy. Spinoza bibliography online network how is spinoza.
These philosophers explore spinozas most important themes in detail, opening up new possibilities for reading and interpreting spinoza. From the brittle books digitization program at the ohio state university libraries. Spinoza s book of life leads the reader through the basic teachings of spinoza s ethics and his theologicalpolitical treatise. Improvement of the understanding, ethics and correspondence. Featured movies all video latest this just in prelinger archives democracy now. Nevertheless, in what follows, i want to show that spinoza s central view propounded in the ethics, the view that god.
Filosofie janien, amanda en anouk stellingen sk, pmt en lo opa en dvd model filosofen denkproces inhoud. A creative moment with spinoza new song part 9 duration. The philosophy of spinoza is increasingly recognised as holding a position of crucial importance and influence in early modern thought, and in previous years has been the focus. Next, yes, spinozas love of god does allow for, what i called some years ago in a paper of mine, the other city of god. His writing has been commissioned by penned in the margins and the university of leicester and published by block, aschb and the architects journal. He has translated the ancient greek poets and the complete fragments of the presocratic philosopher heraclitus. The new spinoza articulates that presence, making the influence and significance of spinoza perfectly clear for a new generation of philosophy. Douglas offers a new understanding of spinozas philosophy by situating it in its immediate historical context. Also included in this collection, btw, are essays by luce irigaray, emilia giancotti, pierre macherey, and alexander matheron.1251 1468 1654 1568 687 539 1014 20 155 1259 869 1639 213 538 1332 1128 200 1103 1633 1493 923 738 690 1314 1209 776 473 93 878 48 12 454 48 650 531 551 1336 11 19 589 873 1269 1345