The Philosophy of Spinoza as Contained in the First, Second, and Fifth Parts of the "Ethics" and in Extracts from the Third and Fourth

H. Holt, 1892 - 204 pagina's

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Pagina 124 - 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 78 - 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 180 - God's love towards men. This love or blessedness is, in the Bible, called Glory, and not undeservedly. For whether this love be referred to God or to the mind, it may rightly be called acquiescence of spirit, which (Def.
Pagina 72 - But the order and connection of ideas is the same as the order and connection of causes (Prop.
Pagina 107 - I shall call reason and knowledge of the second kind. Besides these two kinds of knowledge, there is a third, as I shall hereafter show, which we shall call intuitive science. This kind of Joiowing advances from an adequate idea of the formal essence of certain attributes of God to the adequate knowledge of the essence of things.
Pagina 187 - God and of things, and as soon as he ceases to suffer ceases also to be. On the other hand, the wise man, in so far as he is considered as such, is scarcely...
Pagina 180 - God, in so far as he loves himself, loves man, and, consequently, that the love of God towards men, and the intellectual love of the mind towards God are identical.
Pagina 113 - Ax. iv.) the conception of the attribute of those ideas - that is (I. vi.), the eternal and infinite essence of God. QED Note. - By existence I do not here mean duration - that is, existence in so far as it is conceived abstractedly, and as a certain form of quantity. I am speaking of the very nature of existence, which is assigned to particular things, because they follow in infinite numbers and in infinite ways from the eternal necessity of God's nature (I. xvi.). I am speaking, I repeat, of the...
Pagina 73 - So, also, a mode of extension and the idea of that mode are one and the same thing, though expressed in two ways.
Pagina 159 - ... more distinctly and vividly, the greater is the power of the mind over the emotions, as experience also testifies. For we see, that the pain arising from the loss of any good is mitigated, as soon as the man who has lost it perceives, that it could not by any means have been preserved. So also we see that no one pities an infant, because it cannot speak, walk, or reason, or lastly, because it passes so many years, as it were, in unconsciousness. Whereas, if most people were born...

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