Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Spinoza and the Ethics

Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Spinoza and the Ethics

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Spinoza is a key figure in modern philosophy. Ethics is his most studied and well known work. Being both up-to-date and clear, this Guidebook is designed to lead the reader through this complex seminal text.
Spinoza's Ethics introduces and assess:
* Spinoza'a life, and its connection with his thought
* The text of the Ethics
* Spinoza's continuing relevence to contemporary philosophy
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 14.48mm | 181g
  • Routledge
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0415107822
  • 9780415107822
  • 506,339

Review Text

'Lloyd's book offers a helpful, spirited and accessible introduction to the Ethics, articulating Spinoza's main insights in a powerful and distinctive fashion.' - Mind

'An excellent, short introduction ... clear and concise.' - Women's Philosophy Review

'This well-crafted and pithy introduction to Ethics, intended for students coming to Spinoza for the first time, ranks with the best of its kind.' - Religious Studies Review

'A very sound and very imaginative guide to a rich and difficult text.' - Philosophical Books
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Review quote

'Lloyd's book offers a helpful, spirited and accessible introduction to the Ethics, articulating Spinoza's main insights in a powerful and distinctive fashion.' - Mind

'An excellent, short introduction ... clear and concise.' - Women's Philosophy Review

'This well-crafted and pithy introduction to Ethics, intended for students coming to Spinoza for the first time, ranks with the best of its kind.' - Religious Studies Review

'A very sound and very imaginative guide to a rich and difficult text.' - Philosophical Books
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