Ethic: Demonstrated in Geometrical Order and Divided Into Five Parts, which Treat I. of God; II. of the Nature and Origin of the Mind; III. of the Nature and Origin of the Affects; IV. of Human Bondage, Or of the Strength of the Affects; V. of the Power of the Intellect, Or of Human Liberty, Volume 34;Volume 765

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TrŁbner & Company, 1883 - 297 pagina's
 

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Pagina 109 - God loves himself, not in so far as he is infinite, but in so far as he can be explained through the essence of the human mind regarded under the form of eternity; in other words, the intellectual love of the mind towards God is part of the infinite love, wherewith God loves himself.
Pagina 75 - ... only in so far as he constitutes the essence of the human mind.
Pagina 32 - ... that which is in itself, and is conceived through itself, or those attributes of substance, which express eternal and infinite essence, in other words (Prop. xiv. Coroll. i., and Prop. xvii. Coroll. ii.) God, in so far as he is considered as a free cause.
Pagina 90 - He who has a true idea knows at the same time that he has a true idea, nor can he doubt the truth of the thing.
Pagina 4 - That thing is called free which exists from the necessity of its own nature alone, and is determined to action by itself alone. That thing, on the other hand, is called necessary or rather compelled, which by another is determined to existence and action in a fixed and prescribed manner.
Pagina 228 - Is it true of the idea of a triangle, that its three angles are equal to two right ones ? It is true also of a triangle, wherever it really exists.
Pagina 162 - But, in the same note, I also remarked that, strictly speaking, I recognize no distinction between appetite and desire. For whether a man be conscious of his appetite or not, it remains one and the same appetite.
Pagina 54 - ... one and the same substance, which is now comprehended under this attribute and now under that. Thus, also, a mode of extension and the idea of that mode are one and the same thing expressed in two different ways...
Pagina 24 - God in so far as it is conceived to constitute the divine essence, differs from our intellect both...
Pagina 55 - God of an existing circle are one and the same thing which is manifested through different attributes; and, therefore, whether we think of Nature under the attribute of extension or under the attribute of thought or under any other attribute whatever, we shall discover one and the same order or one and the same connection of causes, that is to say, in every case the same sequence of things.

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