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The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza´s Ethics

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Description for The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza´s Ethics Paperback. This book is a detailed and accessible look at one of the most exciting and contested works of Western philosophy. Editor(s): Koistinen, Olli. Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy. Num Pages: 334 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables. BIC Classification: HPCB; HPQ. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 226 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 450.
Since its publication in 1677, Spinoza's Ethics has fascinated philosophers, novelists, and scientists alike. It is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and contested works of Western philosophy. Written in an austere, geometrical fashion, the work teaches us how we should live, ending with an ethics in which the only thing good in itself is understanding. Spinoza argues that only that which hinders us from understanding is bad and shows that those endowed with a human mind should devote themselves, as much as they can, to a contemplative life. This Companion volume provides a detailed, accessible exposition of the Ethics. ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
334
Condition
New
Series
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy
Number of Pages
334
Place of Publication
Cambridge, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780521618601
SKU
V9780521618601
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About Olli (Ed) Koistinen
Olli Koistinen is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Turku in Finland. He is the co-editor, with John Biro, of Spinoza: Metaphysical Themes.

Reviews for The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza´s Ethics
'Olli Koistinen's 'companion' to Spinoza's Ethics is exactly what it claims to be. … The methodological breadth of the contributions is impressive.' British Journal for the History of Philosophy

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