Oxford University Press (1995)

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Michael Della Rocca
Yale University
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This first extensive study of Spinoza's philosophy of mind concentrates on two problems crucial to the philosopher's thoughts on the matter: the requirements for having a thought about a particular object, and the problem of the mind's relation to the body. Della Rocca contends that Spinoza's positions are systematically connected with each other and with a principle at the heart of his metaphysical system: his denial of causal or explanatory relations between the mental and the physical. In this way, Della Rocca's exploration of these two problems provides a new and illuminating perspective on Spinoza's philosophy as a system.
Keywords Mind and body History  Representation (Philosophy History  Philosophy of mind History
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Reprint years 1996, 1997
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Call number B3998.D39 1996
ISBN(s) 0195095626   9780195095623
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