Benedict de Spinoza [1632-1677] is among the most fascinating and the most controversial of Western philosophers. These volumes provide a comprehensive selection of high quality critical discussions of his philosophy published in, or translated into English since 1970. The collection is designed to...
Published May 2nd 2001 by Routledge
Spinoza, Past and Present
Why would the work of the 17th century philosopher Benedict de Spinoza concern us today? How can Spinoza shed any light on contemporary thought?In this intriguing book, Moira Gatens and Genevieve Lloyd show us that in spite of or rather because of Spinoza's apparent strangeness, his philosophy can...
Published July 28th 1999 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks
Spinoza is a key figure in modern philosophy. Ethics is his most studied and well known work. Being both up-to-date and clear, this Guidebook is designed to lead the reader through this complex seminal text.Spinoza's Ethics introduces and assess:* Spinoza'a life, and its connection with his thought...
Published September 4th 1996 by Routledge
Selves and Narrators in Philosophy and Literature
Genevieve Lloyd's book is a provocative and accessible essay on the fragmentation of the self as explored in philosophy and literature. The past is irrevocable, consciousness changes as time passes: given this, can there ever be such a thing as the unity of the self? Being in Time explores the...
Published September 1st 1993 by Routledge