The God of Spinoza: A Philosophical Study

Cambridge University Press (1997)
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This book is the fullest study in English for many years on the role of God in Spinoza's philosophy. Spinoza has been called both a 'God-intoxicated man' and an atheist, both a pioneer of secular Judaism and a bitter critic of religion. He was born a Jew but chose to live outside any religious community. He was deeply engaged both in traditional Hebrew learning and in contemporary physical science. He identified God with nature or substance: a theme which runs through his work, enabling him to naturalise religion but - equally important - to divinise nature. He emerges not as a rationalist precursor of the Enlightenment but as a thinker of the highest importance in his own right, both in philosophy and in religion.
Keywords God History of doctrines  Philosophical theology
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Call number B3999.R4.M385 1997
ISBN(s) 052166585X   0521581621   9780521665858
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    Samuel Newlands (2010). The Harmony of Spinoza and Leibniz. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 81 (1):64-104.
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