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Theological-Political Treatise

(Gebhardt Edition, 1925) (Hackett Classics)

by Baruch Spinoza

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Published by Hackett Pub Co Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Modern Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Free thought,
  • Philosophy and religion

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSamuel Shirley (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8374267M
    ISBN 100872203980
    ISBN 109780872203983

    Spinoza wrote his Theological-Political Treatise after his Ethics as a kind of explanation, as a defense against attacks against him Share this book and download any other VIP book FREE! Facebook.   Spinozas Theological-Political Treatise () is one of the most important philosophical works of the early modern period. In it Spinoza discusses at length the historical circumstances of the composition and transmission of the Bible, demonstrating the %().

      Tractatus theologico-politicus: a theological and political treatise, showing that freedom of thought and of discussion may not only be granted with safety to religion and the peace of the state, but cannot be denied without danger to both the public peace and true piety.   Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise () is one of the most important philosophical works of the early modern period. In it Spinoza discusses at length the historical circumstances of the composition and transmission of the Bible, demonstrating the Brand: Cambridge University Press.

    Susan James offers an interpretation of a work that is itself about interpretation Spinoza's Theologico‐Political Treatise. By setting the Treatise in its seventeenth‐century Dutch context, and identifying the wide range of philosophical, theological, hermeneutic, historical, and political debates to which Spinoza was responding, she elucidates the character of his argument and the ends it. Born Excommunicated Published Theological-Political Treatise Dutch government suppressed the book Died Theological-Political Treatise banned throughout the Netherlands.


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Theological-Political Treatise book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Rational examination of the Old Testament to show t /5. In he anonymously published a book entitled the Theological-Political Treatise.

He wrote it Latin instead of Dutch to avoid punishment from the authorities. This text acted as both a critique of organized religion and a radical outlook on the concept of by: Book Description Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise () is one of the most important philosophical works of the early modern period.

It is presented here in a translation of great clarity and Theological-Political Treatise book by Michael Silverthorne and Jonathan Israel, with a substantial historical and philosophical introduction by Jonathan Israel/5(14).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xlviii, pages ; 22 cm: Other Titles: Tractatus theologico-politicus. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Theologico-Political Treatise — Part 1 by Benedictus de Spinoza - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

Written by the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus or Theologico-Political Treatise was one of the most controversial texts of the early modern period.

It was a preemptive defense of Spinoza's later work, Ethics, published posthumously. SPINOZA’S THEOLOGICAL-POLITICAL TREATISE Spinoza’s Theological-PoliticalTreatisewas 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.

Treatise on Theology and Politics Showing that piety and civil peace are not harmed by allowing freedom of thought, but are destroyed by the abolition of freedom of Size: KB.

Theological-Political Treatise is a work by the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza. Spinoza knew that his work would attract unwanted criticism and censorship, so he published it anonymously in and the publisher also used an alias.

In addition, the work was written in New Latin, not Dutch, so that the government would not censor it. Book description 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.

Books that Changed Humanity: Theological Political Treatise Books that Changed Humanity is an initiative of the Humanities Research Centre, based at the Australian National University. The HRC invites experts to introduce and lead discussion of major texts from a variety of cultural traditions, all of which have informed the way we understand.

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.

Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Theological-Political Treatise by Baruch Spinoza 4, ratings, average rating, reviews Theological-Political Treatise Quotes Showing of 12Cited by: Theological-Political Treatise (Second Edition) Baruch Spinoza Translated by Samuel Shirley Introduction by Seymour Feldman.

- pp. "Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise () is one of the most important philosophical works of the early modern period. In it Spinoza discusses at length the historical circumstances of the composition and transmission of the Bible, demonstrating the fallibility of both its authors and its interpreters.

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 Brand: Cambridge University Press.

In A Theologico-Political Treatise, Spinoza presents an eloquent plea for religious liberty, demonstrating that true religion consists of the practice of simple piety, independent of philosophical speculation. Anticipating the methods of modern rationalists, he examines the Bible at length to show that freedom of thought and speech are consistent with the religious life.

A Theologico-Political Treatise Part 1 - Chapters I to V Baruch Spinoza A Theologico-Political Treatise Part 1 - Chapters I to V TABLE OF CONTENTS: PREFACE. Origin and consequences of superstition. Causes that have led the author to write. Course of his investigation. For what readers the treatise.

A Theologico-Political Treatise Part 1—Chapters I to V PREFACE. (1) Men would never be superstitious, if they could govern all their circumstances by set rules, or if they were always favoured by fortune: but being frequently driven into straits where rules are useless, and being often kept fluctuating pitiably between hope and fear by the uncertainty of fortune's greedily coveted favours.

As the title makes clear, the Theological-Political Treatise addresses both religion and politics, defending controversial positions in both fields. Spinoza's rigorous argument against miracles was a prime target for the religious establishment, but his advocacy of radical democracy, freedom of speech (far beyond what was allowed in his country), and especially of restraining the interference of.

Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise () is one of the most important philosophical works of the early modern period. In it Spinoza discusses at length the historical circumstances of the composition and transmission of the Bible, demonstrating the fallibility of both its authors and its interpreters.

He argues that free enquiry is not only consistent with the security and prosperity of 5/5(1).In his contribution on 'Miracles, wonder and the state in Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise,' Michael Rosenthal, one of the editors, addresses the problem of collective action, more particularly that by which people come to call into being a state and to accept sovereign rule.

He rightly concludes that this cannot be by means of a contract because that presupposes conditions of rationality which would make the .Book description Spinoza's Political Treatise constitutes the very last stage in the development of his thought, as he left the manuscript incomplete at the time of his death in On several crucial issues - for example, the new conception of the 'free multitude' - the work goes well beyond his Theological Political Treatise (), and arguably presents ideas that were not fully developed even in his Ethics.