Baruch Spinoza

Standard Name: Spinoza, Baruch


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Education Isak Dinesen
Much of ID 's education was self-administered. She read voraciously whether in Denmark or Africa, and was particularly well grounded in the Danish, other European, and English literature of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: Spinoza
Intertextuality and Influence Anne Conway
AC wrote partly in response to the Kabbala denudata, a Latin work taken via Spanish from thirteenth-century Hebrew. She also refers to refuters of Spinoza and Hobbes . She is anti-Cartesian , but...
Intertextuality and Influence Margaret Fell
It seems that Spinoza 's earliest publication was a Hebrew translation of this work.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
The issue has been discussed in a monograph, Spinoza's Earliest Publication?, 1987, by Richard Popkin and Michael Alan Signer ...
Intertextuality and Influence Luce Irigaray
Another engagement with the ideas of major male philosophers, this book deconstructs the thought of Baruch Spinoza and Emmanuel Levinas .
Hutchison, Sharla et al. “Luce Irigaray”. The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Criticism, 2ndnd ed.
Here LI turns to the question of sexual exchange between sexual beings recognized in...
Material Conditions of Writing George Eliot
GE , recently arrived in Berlin and now calling herself Marian Evans Lewes, began to translate Spinoza 's Ethics; she never published her version.
Hands, Timothy. A George Eliot Chronology. G. K. Hall.
Karl, Frederick R. George Eliot: Voice of a Century. W.W. Norton.
Ashton, Rosemary. George Eliot: A Life. Hamish Hamilton.
Publishing Margaret Fell
This text was highly topical. Manasseh ben Israel had arrived in England the previous October to negotiate with Cromwell over the return of the Jews to England, which had been legislated in December. MF asked...
Publishing Margaret Fell
MF set her initials to A Loving Salutation to the Seed of Abraham among the Jewes, also probably printed in 1656 as its title-page says, and re-issued by a different publisher in 1660.
OCLC WorldCat. Accessed 1999.
Reception Patricia Highsmith
The appearance of a biography by Andrew Wilson in June 2003 drew a remarkable panegyric on PH from Slavoj žiŽek : for him, he wrote, her name designates a sacred territory; his judgement of her...
Reception C. E. Plumptre
The Universal Pantheist Society's Pantheist Net, the website of the Universal Pantheist Society , includes CEP 's General Sketch of the History of Pantheism as one of only four books (another of them is...
Textual Production Anne Conway
Comparatively little of AC 's philosophical correspondence has survived (that is, far more letters to her than from her are extant). This correspondence cover[ed] such topics as Quakerism , Familism, Behmen ism, Spinoza ...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text C. E. Plumptre
CP's discussion of Pantheism begins with Hindu and Buddhist texts (The Vedas, Brahminism, The Vedanta Philosophy, The Bhagavad Gita), then moves through several Greek schools. In the modern period she...


6 June 1391: A hostile mob of armed Christians mounted...

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6 June 1391

A hostile mob of armed Christians mounted an attack on the Jewish quarter of Seville in Spain.

1677: Baruch or Benedictus de Spinoza's Ethics,...

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Baruch or Benedictus de Spinoza 's Ethics, probably his most important text, was published shortly after his death at the age of forty-four.


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