OUP Oxford (2000)
The Oxford Philosophical Texts series consists of authoritative teaching editions of canonical texts in the history of philosophy from the ancient world down to modern times. Each volume provides a clear, well laid out text together with a comprehensive introduction by a leading specialist, giving the student detailed critical guidance on the intellectual context of the work and the structure and philosophical important of the main arguments and explain unfamiliar references and terminology, and a full bibliography and index are also included. -/- The series aims to build up a definitive corpus of key texts in the Western philosophical tradition, which will from a reliable and enduring resource for students and teachers alike. -/- <span class='Hi'>Spinoza</span>'s <span class='Hi'>Ethics</span> is one of the classical texts of philosophy but is also one of the most difficult to understand because of the author's use of rigorous logical deduction and the geometrical framework within which his ideas are set. In <span class='Hi'>Ethics</span>, he discusses the nature of human beings and the way in which a rational person might live; the nature of God; and offers an account of true freedom and how it can be attained. -/- This latest text in the Oxford Philosophical Texts series includes a new, lucid translation of the <span class='Hi'>Ethics</span> by G.H.R. Parkinson along with a comprehensive guide to the understanding of <span class='Hi'>Spinoza</span>'s work. An extensive introduction includes: a short biography of <span class='Hi'>Spinoza</span> himself; the form of his writing including his own particular uses of definitions; an introductory guide through the philosophy of <span class='Hi'>Ethics</span>; and a summary of the contents of <span class='Hi'>Ethics</span> itself. Further aids include a glossary of terms, extensive notes to the text.
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