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Spinoza’s Will to Power: How Does the Conatus Become a Desire to Increase Power?

Eugene Garver

in Spinoza and the Cunning of Imagination

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226575568
eISBN:
9780226575735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226575735.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Every finite thing tries to preserve itself. That desire for self-preservation, the conatus, is the actual essence of the individual. However, Spinoza argues that individuals—all or some—not only try ... More


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