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Spinoza and the rise of liberalism
Lewis Samuel Feuer
|Statement||by Lewis Samuel Feuer.|
|LC Classifications||B3998 .F43 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 323 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||323|
|LC Control Number||83018508|
This book is the first to connect systematically these two aspects of Spinoza's legacy. Steven B. Smith shows that Spinoza was a politically engaged theorist who both advocated and embodied a new conception of the emancipated individual, a thinker who decisively influenced such diverse movements as the Enlightenment, liberalism, and political. Liberalism is doomed to failure, John Kekes argues in this penetrating criticism of its basic assumptions. Liberals favor individual autonomy, a wide plurality of choices, and equal rights and resources, seeing them as essential for good lives. They oppose such evils as selfishness, intolerance, cruelty, and greed. Yet the more autonomy, equality, and pluralism there is, Kekes contends, the.
Spinoza’s religion of reason, as Goldstein evokes it, seeks to provide man with the only form of redemption which is truly available. It. asks us to do something that is far more difficult for us than the most severe practices of asceticism. It asks us to be reasonable. It asks us to look at ourselves with unblinking objectivity. Spinoza is to “”improve,”” not “”subvert,”” Christianity. (RPS, 52) Like Levene, Hunter portrays a philosopher who sees no tragic tension between liberalism and Christianity, despite Spinoza’s denials of miracles, the Incarnation, or an anthropo morphized God. (RPS, 83, .
Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise was published anonymously in and immediately provoked huge debate. Its main goal was to claim that the freedom of philosophizing can be allowed in a free republic and that it cannot be abolished without also destroying the peace and piety of that republic. Spinoza revisited Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity, by Jonathan I. Israel, Oxford University Press, , ISBN , £ 7 August
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Lewis Samuel Feuer is the author of Spinoza and the Rise of Liberalism ( avg rating, 10 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Case of the Revoluti /5. SPINOZA-S-REVOLUTIONS-IN-NATURAL-LAW The book forms a balanced structure in which the three conceptual pillars of Spinoza's natural law theory (individuality, natural laws, and power) are first analyzed from the viewpoint of his ontology and then from the viewpoint of his political theory.
Spinoza And The Rise Of Liberalism. Author. Baruch Spinoza (/ b ə ˈ r uː k s p ɪ ˈ n oʊ z ə /, Dutch: [baːˈrux spɪˈnoːzaː]; born Benedito de Espinosa, Portuguese: [bɨnɨˈðitu ðɨ ʃpiˈnɔzɐ]; later Benedict de Spinoza; 24 November – 21 February ) was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese Sephardi origin.
One of the early thinkers of the Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions Education: Talmud Torah of Amsterdam, (withdrew). - Feuer, Lewis S. Spinoza and the Rise of Liberalism.
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Liberalism, the belief in freedom, equality, democracy and human rights, is historically associated with thinkers such as John Locke and is a political movement which spans the better part of the last four centuries, though the use of the word "liberalism" to refer to a specific political doctrine did not occur until the 19th century.
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For all of liberalism’s faults, I wouldn’t want to live under a non-liberal or even a less liberal system, and in the strongest parts of the book, Deneen suggests why that might be.
Modern. Spinoza as Educator: From Eudaimonistic Ethics to an Empowering and Liberating Pedagogy. Nimrod Aloni - - Educational Philosophy and Theory 40 (4) Spinoza’s : Lewis Samuel Feuer. This book is the first to connect systematically these two aspects of Spinoza's legacy.
Steven B. Smith shows that Spinoza was a politically engaged theorist who both advocated and embodied a new conception of the emancipated individual, a thinker who decisively influenced such diverse movements as the Enlightenment, liberalism, and political. “While Spinoza did not condemn marriage, he rejected it for himself, perhaps fearing the ‘ill temper of a woman’, and in any case recognizing in matrimony a threat to his scholarly interests.” ― Roger Scruton, Spinoza: A Very Short Introduction.
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This compelling book rescues Baruch (Benedict) Spinoza's Theologico-Political Treatise () from undeserved obscurity. The only one of the Dutch philosopher's works to be published during his lifetime (), the Treatise reflects the influence of the new philosophy and method of Descartes, as well as Spinoza's meditation on his experience as a descendant of of Jewish refugees from the.
According to Spinoza, the primary virtue is the rational love or awareness of God (e.g., Nature, Universe). Spinoza believed that all of the indispensable nature of objects in the world including all phenomenon derivative thereof originates from God/Nature.
Therefore, Spinoza thought that reality is in essence, perfection. The Rise of European Liberalism. Eventually, the prevailing view of society was that it basically ran itself.
Sunday, Decem Ralph Raico. Politics Liberalism Europe Netherlands France American Revolution. Classical liberalism — or simply liberalism, as it was called until around the turn of the century — is the signature Author: Ralph Raico.Feuer, Spinoza and the Rise of Liberalism (Boston: Beacon Press, ); Steven Smith, Spinoza, Liberalism, and the Question of Jewish Identity (New Haven: Yale University Press, ), pp.
5Paul Wienpahl, The Radical Spinoza (New York: New York University Press, ).