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Spinoza's Ethics: A Critical Guide

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2017.11.19 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Yitzhak Melamed (ed.), Spinoza's Ethics: A Critical Guide, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 346pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781107118119. Reviewed by Matthew Kisner, University of South Carolina Yitzhak Melamed (ed.), Spinoza's Ethics: A Critical Guide, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 346pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781107118119. Matthew Kisner, University of South Carolina The fifteen essays in this Critical Guide aim to contribute to the latest research on Spinoza's Ethics. Rather than focusing on a particular theme, the volume provides balanced coverage of the standard topics (metaphysics, knowledge, emotions, ethics), without falling prey to the common tendency to focus on the first two parts of the Ethics. Consequently, most Spinoza scholars will find something in the volume to be essential reading; the same is likely true for many historians of early modern philosophy generally. The editor has included... . . .

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