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    Ursula Renz: The Explainability of Experience: Realism and Subjectivity in Spinoza’s Theory of the Human Mind.Olli Koistinen - 2020 - Journal of Philosophy 117 (7):407-411.
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  2. Spinoza on Action.Olli Koistinen - 2009 - In The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza's Ethics. Cambridge University Press.
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    On the Consistency of Spinoza’s Modal Theory.Olli Koistinen - 1998 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 36 (1):61-80.
  4. Spinoza: Metaphysical Themes.Olli Koistinen & John Biro - 2004 - Philosophical Quarterly 54 (217):627-628.
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    Vague Objects and Phenomenal Wholes.Olli Koistinen & Arto Repo - 2002 - Acta Analytica 17 (2):83-99.
    We consider the so-called problem of the many, formulated by Peter Unger. It arises because ordinary material things do not have precise boundaries: it is always possible to find borderline parts of which it is not true to say either that they are parts or that they are not. Unger’s conclusion is that there are no ordinary things at all. We describe the solutions of Peter van Inwagen and David Lewis, and make some critical comments upon them. After that we (...)
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    Towards an Adverbial Theory of Spinoza's Modes.Olli Koistinen - 2015 - Res Cogitans 10 (1).
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    Spinoza’s Proof of Necessitarianism.Olli Koistinen - 2003 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 67 (2):283–310.
    This paper consists of four sections. The first section considers what the proof of necessitarianism in Spinoza's system requires. Also in the first section, Jonathan Bennett's (1984) reading of 1p16 as involving a commitment to necessitarianism is presented and accepted. The second section evaluates Bennett's suggestion how Spinoza might have been led to conclude necessitarianism from his basic assumptions. The third section of the paper is devoted to Don Garrett's (1991) interpretation of Spinoza's proof. I argue that Bennett's and Garrett's (...)
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  9. Compossibility and Being in the Same World in Leibniz's Metaphysics.Olli Koistinen & Arto Repo - 1999 - Studia Leibnitiana 31 (2):196-214.
    In diesem Aufsatz wird das Problem der Inkompossibilität bei Leibniz diskutiert. Zwei mögliche Substanzen sind inkompossibel, wenn und nur wenn es nicht möglich ist, daß sie in einer gemeinsamen Welt existieren, d. h. es für Gott unmöglich ist, eine Welt zu erschaffen, in der beide Substanzen existieren. Der Begriff von Inkompossibilität ist nun jedoch aufgrund der völligen Unabhängigkeit der Substanzen voneinander in Gefahr, sich als gehaltlos zu erweisen. Unser Ausgangspunkt im Folgenden ist Hintikkas Analyse des Problems. Wir versuchen zu zeigen, (...)
     
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    Spinoza: Metaphysical Themes.Olli I. Koistinen & John I. Biro (eds.) - 2002 - Oup Usa.
    This collection of previously unpublished essays on Spinoza provides a representative sample of new and interesting research on the philosopher. Spinoza's philosophy still has an underserved reputation for being obscure and incomprehensible. In these chapters, Spinoza is seen mostly as a metaphysician who tried to pave the way for the new science. The essays investigate several themes, notably Spinoza's monism, the nature of the individual, the relation between mind and body, and his place in 17th century philosophy including his relation (...)
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  11. Causation in Spinoza.Olli Koistinen - 2002 - In Olli Koistinen & J. I. Biro (eds.), Spinoza: Metaphysical Themes. Oxford University Press. pp. 60--72.
     
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    Descartes in Kant's Transcendental Deduction.Olli Koistinen - 2011 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 35 (1):149-163.
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    The Cambridge Companion to Spinoza's Ethics.Olli Koistinen (ed.) - 2009 - Cambridge University Press.
    Since its publication in 1677, Spinoza's Ethics has fascinated philosophers, novelists, and scientists alike. It is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and contested works of Western philosophy. Written in an austere, geometrical fashion, the work teaches us how we should live, ending with an ethics in which the only thing good in itself is understanding. Spinoza argues that only that which hinders us from understanding is bad and shows that those endowed with a human mind should devote themselves, as (...)
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    The Critique of Pure Reason as Metaphysics.Olli Koistinen - 2012 - In Lila Haaparanta & Heikki Koskinen (eds.), Categories of Being: Essays on Metaphysics and Logic. Oxford University Press, Usa. pp. 119.
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    Causality, Intensionality and Identity: Mind Body Interaction in Spinoza.Olli Koistinen - 1996 - Ratio 9 (1):23-38.
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    Bennett on Spinoza's Philosophical Psychotherapy.Olli Koistinen - 1998 - Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy.
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    Kant on the Simplicity of the Soul.Olli Koistinen - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 16:163-169.
    Kant saw in an old argument a threat to his criticism of traditional rational psychology. He called this argument the Achilles of all dialectical inferences. What the Achilles purports to prove is that the unity of consciousness requires the simplicity of the soul. The argument proceeds from, a distinction between two types ofactions that are ascribable to a subject. For example, when we say that a school of fish moves, this movement can be explained by referring to the movements of (...)
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    Bennett on Spinoza’s Philosophical Psychotherapy.Olli Koistinen - 1998 - The Paideia Archive: Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 11:79-83.
    Spinoza's philosophy has a practical aim. The Ethics can be interpreted as a guide to a happy, intellectually flourishing life. Spinoza gives us principles about how to guard against the power of passions which prevent the mind from attaining understanding. In what follows, I consider Spinoza's techniques for guarding against the passions by turning to Jonathan Bennett's criticisms of Spinozistic psychotherapy. Bennett finds three central techniques for freeing oneself from the passions: reflecting on determinism; separating and joining; and turning passions (...)
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  19. Individual Essences in Individuation.Olli Koistinen - 1993 - In Risto Hilpinen, Olli Koistinen & Juha Räikkä (eds.), Good Reason: Essays Dedicated to Risto Hilpinen. Turun Yliopisto. pp. 200--139.
     
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  20. Finnish Studies in Seventeenth-Century Rationalism.Olli Koistinen - 2003 - Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 80 (1):371-389.
    Finland is internationally known as one of the leading centers of twentieth century analytic philosophy. This volume offers for the first time an overall survey of the Finnish analytic school. The rise of this trend is illustrated by original articles of Edward Westermarck, Eino Kaila, Georg Henrik von Wright, and Jaakko Hintikka. Contributions of Finnish philosophers are then systematically discussed in the fields of logic, philosophy of language, philosophy of science, history of philosophy, ethics and social philosophy. Metaphilosophical reflections on (...)
     
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    Spinoza’s Proof of Necessitarianism.Olli Koistinen - 2003 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 67 (2):283-310.
    This paper consists of four sections. The first section considers what the proof of necessitarianism in Spinoza’s system requires. Also in the first section, Jonathan Bennett’s reading of 1p16 as involving a commitment to necessitarianism is presented and accepted. The second section evaluates Bennett’s suggestion how Spinoza might have been led to conclude necessitarianism from his basic assumptions. The third section of the paper is devoted to Don Garrett’s interpretation of Spinoza’s proof. I argue that Bennett’s and Garrett’s interpretations of (...)
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  22. Good Reason: Essays Dedicated to Risto Hilpinen.Risto Hilpinen, Olli Koistinen & Juha Räikkä (eds.) - 1993 - Turun Yliopisto.
     
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  23. Action and Agent.Olli Koistinen - 2001 - Societas Philosophica Fennica.
     
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  24. CURLEY: "Behind the Geometical Method". [REVIEW]Olli Koistinen - 1989 - Studia Spinozana: An International and Interdisciplinary Series 5:393.
     
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