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The Unity of Knowledge

Stephen Gaukroger

in The Emergence of a Scientific Culture: Science and the Shaping of Modernity 1210-1685

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296446
eISBN:
9780191711985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296446.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

One of the driving ideas behind many of the various movements in 17th-century natural philosophy was that of the unity of knowledge. There were two principal ways of establishing this in its most ... More


Spinoza Redivivus in the Twenty-First Century

Daniel B. Schwartz

in The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142913
eISBN:
9781400842261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142913.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This concluding chapter considers the current vogue in appropriations of Spinoza. Broadly speaking, the chapter finds in the recent literature two basic positions on Spinoza's place in the world of ... More


Spinoza’s Jewish Modernities

Daniel B. Schwartz

in The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142913
eISBN:
9781400842261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142913.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introductory chapter considers why the hallmark of modern Jewish identity is its resistance to—and, at the same time, obsession with—definition. Like battles over national identity in the modern ... More


Spinoza, Platonism and Naturalism

MICHAEL AYERS

in Rationalism, Platonism and God: A Symposium on Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264201
eISBN:
9780191734670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264201.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines the strands of Platonism and naturalism in philosopher Baruch Spinoza’s metaphysics. It argues that Spinoza’s hierarchical system of substance, attribute, immediate and mediate ... More


two Jacobi and Mendelssohn: The Tragedy of a Messianic Friendship

Bruce Rosenstock

in Philosophy and the Jewish Question: Mendelssohn, Rosenzweig, and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823231294
eISBN:
9780823235520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823231294.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter deals at length with the Spinoza Quarrel and how it reflects to be Friedrich Jacobi's gnostic assault on the Jewish God as the true face of the abstract and ... More


Comments on Ayers ‘Spinoza, Platonism and Naturalism’

SARAH HUTTON

in Rationalism, Platonism and God: A Symposium on Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264201
eISBN:
9780191734670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264201.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter comments on Michael Ayers’ chapter on the strands of Platonism and naturalism in philosopher Baruch Spinoza’s metaphysics. It explains the sources of Spinoza’s Platonism and his ... More


Modern Judaism, Law, and Exceptionalism

Randi Rashkover

in Freedom and Law: A Jewish-Christian Apologetics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823234523
eISBN:
9780823240883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234523.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the flip side of the dialectic of desire whereby desire is not dismissed in the name of a higher theological truth but rather is crowned superior to and unregulated in its ... More


Spinoza for Our Time: Politics and Postmodernity

Antonio Negri

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160469
eISBN:
9780231500661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160469.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book offers a straightforward explanation of Baruch Spinoza's elaborate arguments and a persuasive case for his ongoing relevance. Responding to a resurgent interest in Spinoza's thought and its ... More


Levinas, Spinoza, and the Theologico-Political Meaning of Scripture

Hent de Vries

in Political Theologies: Public Religions in a Post-Secular World

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226443
eISBN:
9780823237043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226443.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

In his 1955 “The Case of Spinoza”, Emmauel Levinas accepts Jacob Gordin's summary verdict: “Spinoza was guilty of betrayal”. Levinas gives as the main reason for his ... More


Introduction

MICHAEL AYERS

in Rationalism, Platonism and God: A Symposium on Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264201
eISBN:
9780191734670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264201.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the relation between the concepts of rationalism, Platonism, and God. This book is intended as a contribution to the ... More


The First Modern Jew: Spinoza and the History of an Image

Daniel B. Schwartz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142913
eISBN:
9781400842261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142913.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Pioneering biblical critic, theorist of democracy, and legendary conflater of God and nature, Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza (1632–1677) was excommunicated by the Sephardic Jews of Amsterdam in ... More


Humility: Spinoza on the Joys of Finitude

Julie E. Cooper

in Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226081298
eISBN:
9780226081328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081328.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Spinoza’s declaration that “humility is not a virtue.” Contrary to the claims of the seventeenth-century anti-Spinoza polemic, this declaration does not rehabilitate pride. ... More


Capital, Catastrophe: Marx’s “Dynamic Objects”

Jacques Lezra

in On the Nature of Marx's Things: Translation as Necrophilology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279425
eISBN:
9780823281527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279425.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter looks at how Capital, and capital, produce objects: what these objects are; how they dissolve classical, even dialectical models of identity; and finally, what analytic frameworks they ... More


Ethics

Miguel de Beistegui

in Immanence - Deleuze and Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638307
eISBN:
9780748671816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638307.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter addresses some of the practical consequences of Baruch Spinoza's ontology for the existence of modes. It then demonstrates the extent to which Gilles Deleuze's thought after ... More


What Kind of Jew Was Spinoza?

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Modernity is inseparable from what has been called the “Jewish Question.” Baruch Spinoza was the first writer to make Judaism central to modern politics. Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise ... More


The Enlightenment Project, Spinoza, and the Jews

David Novak

in Religion, the Enlightenment, and the New Global Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150071
eISBN:
9780231526623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150071.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how the Jewish philosopher Baruch Spinoza was specifically concerned with the political emancipation of the Jews. It also looks into his contributions to the Enlightenment's ... More


Jewish Philosophers and the Enlightenment

Willi Goetschel

in The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244966
eISBN:
9780823252510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244966.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the works of some of the most notable Jewish philosophers during the Enlightenment Period. It traces themes that unite and divide the projects of Baruch Spinoza, Moses ... More


Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought

Julie E. Cooper

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226081298
eISBN:
9780226081328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081328.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Genealogies of secularity have long depicted the secular project as one of self-deification – humans attack God’s authority only to usurp God’s place. Against these narratives, this book demonstrates ... More


Introduction: Spinoza and Us

William McCuaig

in Spinoza for Our Time: Politics and Postmodernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160469
eISBN:
9780231500661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160469.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This introductory chapter begins by discussing an interpretation of Baruch Spinoza in the book, The Savage Anomaly. According to that book, it is Spinoza who understood the energy that constructs ... More


Introduction: The Problem of Immanence – Kant, Hegel and Spinozism

Christian Kerslake

in Immanence and the Vertigo of Philosophy: From Kant to Deleuze

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635900
eISBN:
9780748671823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635900.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The word ‘immanence’ is one of the terminological constants in Gilles Deleuze's philosophical work. Deleuze's views on immanence emerge from problems internal to the Kantian philosophical tradition. ... More


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