By P.J. Bagley
this is often the 1st assortment within the English language committed solely to issues, difficulties or questions raised through the lessons present in Baruch Spinoza's Tractatus theologico-politicus.
Divided into the subjects of piety, peace, and the liberty to philosophize, the essays deal with Spinoza's perspectives on religion and philosophy, miracles, the sunshine of Scripture, political energy, faith, the nation, the physique politic, the assumption of tolerance, and philosophic verbal exchange, in addition to his connections to Walter Benjamin, Blaise Pascal, David Hume, and his Jewish background.
Readership: a superb assortment for college kids and students learning Spinoza, the heritage of early smooth philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of faith, and people fascinated about theologico-political questions.
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