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Spinoza’s Metaphysics

An Essay in Interpretation

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674330450

Publication Date: 01/01/1969

174 pages


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Writing in a style that is both clear and elegant, E. M. Curley presents a provocative and genuinely original interpretation of Spinoza. He focuses on such controversial topics as the doctrines of substance and mode, God’s causality, necessity, and the relation between the attributes. His reconstructions not only clarify abstruse elements of the Spinozistic system but also offer intriguing interpretations of the contemporary views he employs to explain Spinoza’s intentions.

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