Benedictus de Spinoza

The Philosophy of Spinoza

Impressions

    Matthew G. Hallshared an impressionlast year
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Quotes

    Nahuel Rabeyhas quoted8 months ago
    these wayward deviations, in reality not so very far removed from orthodox tradition, exhibited only the more clearly the fearsome inner insecurity which a strained formalism in thought and habit bravely attempted to cover.
    Michelle Roix Almirayhas quoted3 years ago
    They promptly set about to reclaim the erring soul. Report has it they sought two means: they offered Spinoza an annuity of 1,000 florins if he would, in all overt ways, speech and action, conform to the established opinions and customs of the Synagogue; or, if he did not see the wisdom and profit of compliance, they threatened to isolate him by excommunication.

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