David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
International Studies in Philosophy Monograph Series:55-106 (2009)
Now let us imagine, if you please, a tiny worm living in the blood, . . . . The worm would be living in the blood as we are living in our part of the universe, and it would regard each individual particle as a whole, not a part, and it would have no idea as to how all the parts are controlled by the overall nature of the blood and compelled to mutual adaptation as the overall nature of the blood requires, so as to agree with one another in a definite relation. . . .Now all the bodies of Nature can and should be conceived in the same way as we have here conceived the blood; . . . . Now since the nature of the universe, unlike the nature of the blood, is not limited, but is absolutely infinite, its parts are modified by the nature of this infinite in infinite ways and are compelled to undergo infinite variations. (Spinoza, ESL, Letter 32, 245–6)
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Nicholas Nathan (2010). Eat My Flesh and Drink My Blood. Heythrop Journal 51 (5):862-871.
Allyson D. Polsky (2002). Blood, Race, and National Identity: Scientific and Popular Discourses. Journal of Medical Humanities 23 (3/4):171-186.
H. N. (1999). `What Blood Told Dr Cohn': World War II, Plasma Fractionation, and the Growth of Human Blood Research. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 30 (3):377-405.
Angela N. H. Creager (1999). `What Blood Told Dr Cohn': World War II, Plasma Fractionation, and the Growth of Human Blood Research. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 30 (3):377-405.
L. Elder (2000). Why Some Jehovah's Witnesses Accept Blood and Conscientiously Reject Official Watchtower Society Blood Policy. Journal of Medical Ethics 26 (5):375-380.
Arthur Caplan (2010). Blood Stains—Why an Absurd Policy Banning Gay Men as Blood Donors Has Not Been Changed. American Journal of Bioethics 10 (2):1-2.
Christopher Fisher & Toby Schonfeld (2010). Sex and Blood: A Deeper Exploration of Discrimination in the FDA Blood Donor Policy. American Journal of Bioethics 10 (2):40-42.
Timothy O'Connor (1994). Emergent Properties. American Philosophical Quarterly 31 (2):91-104.
Jeremy Shearmur (2006). In Defense of the Commercial Provision of Blood: Reactions to Voluntarism in the United States National Blood Policy in the Early 1970s. [REVIEW] Journal of Value Inquiry 40 (2-3):279-295.
Stefden Branden & Bert Broeckaert (forthcoming). The Ongoing Charity of Organ Donation. Contemporary English Sunni Fatwas on Organ Donation and Blood Transfusion. Bioethics.
Annemaire Mol (2000). What Diagnostic Devices Do: The Case of Blood Sugar Measurement. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 21 (1):9-22.
Stef van den Branden & Bert Broeckaert (2011). The Ongoing Charity of Organ Donation. Contemporary English Sunni Fatwas on Organ Donation and Blood Transfusion. Bioethics 25 (3):167 - 175.
Brook Ziporyn (2012). Spinoza and the Self-Overcoming of Solipsism. Comparative and Continental Philosophy 4 (1):125 - 140.
Added to index2011-12-02
Total downloads13 ( #268,362 of 1,796,192 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #208,919 of 1,796,192 )
How can I increase my downloads?