1st Edition

Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Spinoza and the Ethics

ISBN 9780415107822
Published June 2, 2002 by Routledge
176 Pages

USD $38.95

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Book Description

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
* The text of the Ethics
* Spinoza's continuing relevence to contemporary philosophy


'Lloyd's book offers a helpful, spirited and accessible introduction to the Ethics, articulating Spinoza's main insights in a powerful and distinctive fashion.' - Mind

'An excellent, short introduction ... clear and concise.' - Women's Philosophy Review

'This well-crafted and pithy introduction to Ethics, intended for students coming to Spinoza for the first time, ranks with the best of its kind.' - Religious Studies Review

'A very sound and very imaginative guide to a rich and difficult text.' - Philosophical Books