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
Trübner & Company, 1883 - 297 pagina's
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Pagina 52 - But (II. vii.) the order and connection of ideas is the same as the order and connection of causes...
Pagina 1 - By substance, I understand that which is in itself and is conceived through itself; in other words, that, the conception of which does not need the conception of another thing from which it must be formed.
Pagina 73 - ... only in so far as he constitutes the essence of the human mind.
Pagina 276 - 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 30 - ... 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 160 - 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 103 - 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 87 - This kind of knowledge proceeds from an adequate idea of the absolute essence of certain attributes of God to the adequate knowledge of the essence of things.
Pagina 177 - Thus we see that the custom of applying the words "perfect" and "imperfect" to natural objects has arisen rather from prejudice than from true knowledge of them. For we have shown in the Appendix to the First Part of this work that Nature does nothing for the sake of an end, for that eternal and infinite Being whom we call God or Nature acts by the same necessity by which He exists...