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Author Yakira, Elhanan.

Title Spinoza and the Case for Philosophy
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource (300 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Dedication; Title page; Copyright information; Table of contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I; 1 Spinoza and the Question of Religion; 1.1. The Polemics; 1.2. The Tractatus Theologico-Politicus; 1.2.a. From the Tractatus Politicus Back to the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus; 1.2.b. The Tractatus Theologico-Politicus: From the Refusal of Judaism to the Critique of Religion; 1.3. Spinoza's Religiosity; 1.4. Spinoza as a Philosopher of Seriousness; 1.5. The Question of Normativity; Part II; 2 Mind and Body I; 2.1. Preliminary Remarks; 2.2. The Anachronism of Parallelism
3 Mind and Body II3.1. What Is It That Some Hebrews Saw as if Through the Clouds?; 3.1.a. Contextualizing Spinoza's Mind-Body Theory; 3.1.b. A Remark on Spinoza and the Averroist Tradition; 3.2. Spinoza's Non-Traditional Traditionalism: The No├ętique; 4 Mind and Body III; 4.1. The Centrality of Propositions 11 and 13; 4.2. Ordo and Connectio of Ideas; 4.2.a. The Logic of Involving; 4.3. Souls and Bodies; 4.3.a. Ideas and Ideate: Primordiality and Uniqueness; 4.3.b. Idea Corposis: The Text; 4.4. Quid sit Idea, Quid sit Corporis; 4.4.a. Objective and Formal Being: The Cartesian Moment
4.4.b. Objective and Formal Being in Spinoza4.5. The Concept of Immanent Intelligibility; 4.5.a. The Body; 4.5.b. Idea Corporis: What Does It Sense Like to Be a Body?; 4.6. Intelligibility and Episteme; Part III; 5 Bodies and Ideas; 5.1. The "External" World; 5.2. The Idea Ideae: Consciousness, Evidence, and Method; 5.3. The Body as Being in the World; 5.4. Representation and Intentionality Problematized; Part IV; 6 The Norm of Reason; 6.1. Adequacy; 6.2. The Genetic Definition; 6.3. Index sui: The Norm of Truth; 6.4. Explaining Error and Truth; 6.5. Adequate Ideas in God and in Man
7 Man, a Mode of the Substance7.1. The Eternity of the Soul; 7.2. The Third Kind of Knowledge; 7.2.a. Perfection I; 7.3. Necessity, Reason, Wisdom, and Philosophy; 7.4. Perfection II (or: The Mouse and the Angel); 7.5. The Body and Its Eternal Idea; 7.6. The Doctrine of Value; Instead of a Conclusion; Works Cited; Index
Summary This book analyzes three often-debated questions of Spinoza's legacy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677. Ethica.
Ethica (Spinoza, Benedictus de)
ethics (philosophy)
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Modern.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781316074398