The Infinite and the Indeterminate in Spinoza

Dialogue 50 (3):603-621 (2011)

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Shannon Dea
University of Waterloo
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ABSTRACT: I argue that when Spinoza describes substance and its attributes as he means that they are utterly indeterminate. That is, his conception of infinitude is not a mathematical one. For Spinoza, anything truly infinite eludes counting s conception is closer to a grammatical one. I conclude by considering a number of arguments against this account of the Spinozan infinite as indeterminate
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