Theologico-Political Treatise

Theologico-Political Treatise

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A complete translation in English of this modern text, with substantive apparatus to allow the student and serious reader to grapple in a meaningful way with this seminal text. The text includes ample footnotes, Spinoza's annotations, an interpretative essay, glossary and other indices. Focus Philosophical Library translations are close to and are non-interpretative of the original text, with the notes and a glossary intending to provide the reader with some sense of the terms and the concepts as they were understood by Spinoza's immediate audience. This is the hardcover more

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  • Hardback | 458 pages
  • 182.9 x 248.9 x 30.5mm | 929.88g
  • Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
  • MA, United States
  • English
  • illus
  • 1585101125
  • 9781585101122

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A complete translation in English of this controversial and provocative modern text, with substantive notes - educating readers to the sources and traditions of the words employed - a glossary of terms, various indices, selected biography, and an interpretive more

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[Professor Yaffe's] learned study of the treatise and his interpretations of its significance are simply among the most intelligent studies that one may find - his devotion to researching the teachings of the treatise has encouraged the production of this new English translation of it which is unique and comprehensive...and is valuable to every reader of Spinoza at every level of ability. Indeed, I have every confidence that his translated edition of the treatise, together with the outstanding scholarly critical apparatus that it employs, will be acknowledged universally as the best English translation and edition of the work available. -- Paul J. Bagley, President North American Spinoza Societyshow more

About Baruch Spinoza

Martin Yaffe is Professor of philosophy in the Department of Religion and Philosophy at the University of North Texas. He has published widely in areas of philosophy and history of philosophy and the interconnectedness of philosophy, religion, Judaism, literature and modern more

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