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Spinoza, merchant & autodidact

A. M. Vaz Dias

Spinoza, merchant & autodidact

by A. M. Vaz Dias

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Published by Van Gorcum] in [Assen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spinoza, Benedictus de, -- 1632-1677.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesStudia Rosenthaliana ; v. 16, no. 2.
    StatementA.M. Vaz Dias, W.G. van der Tak.
    ContributionsTak, W. G. van der 1885-1958.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 103-195 ;
    Number of Pages195
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17990319M

      He worked on his book to the end, believing it had “some social value.” His homemade education was on his mind then. Few could match Malcolm X’s ferocious literary habits. He read and read and read. Still, as a necessary autodidact, one of the greatest of the mid-twentieth century, he regretted never finishing school. Steven Nadler is the William H. Hay II Professor of Philosophy at the University of books include Rembrandt's Jews, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; Spinoza: A Life, which won the Koret Jewish Book Award; and The Best of All Possible Worlds: A Story of Philosophers, God, and Evil in the Age of Reason (Princeton).

      Short, funny and accessible, the book is a great intro to Spinoza. Far better than Roger Scruton's "Spinoza, a life". The problem with this genre is that while the author claim to write a summary or intro of a philosopher, (or anyone, for that matter) they are hard pressed to remain objective, and end up telling us what they think of their /5(34). Each book starts with definitions and axioms. What follows are the propositions Spinoza "deduces" / "builds" from those Definitions and axioms. Structurally, this makes Spinoza more or less accessible, depending on your own reading preferences. In terms of the ideas within Spinoza, he's a Jewish Rationalist writing in the s.

    Spinoza’s father, Michael, was a successful merchant and a respected member of the community. His mother, Hanna, the second of Michael’s three wives, died in , just before Spinoza was to turn six. The young Spinoza, given the name Baruch, was educated . Spinoza's moral character and philosophical accomplishments prompted twentieth century philosopher Gilles Deleuze to name him "The absolute philosopher, whose Ethics is the foremost book on concepts" (Deleuze, ). Spinoza died in February of consumption, likely compounded by fine glass dust inhaled while tending to his trade.


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Spinoza Dreihundert Jahre Ewigkeit. Spinoza-Festschrift Author: A. Vaz Dias, W. van der Tak. Bento de Spinoza was a young merchant in Amsterdam, one of many Sephardic Jews in that city involved in overseas trade in the early s. The specialty of his family’s firm, which he and his brother Gabriel had been running since their father’s death inwas importing dried fruit.

SPINOZA MERCHANT & AUTODIDACT I. The Portuguese-Israelitic Cemetery at Ouderkerk aan de Amstel. Inscriptions of tombstones B. From the Livro de Bet Haim Spinoza to I II. Abraham de Spinoza de Nantes. Emanuel Rodrigues Spinoza in Amsterdam grants a power of attorney to Abraham de Spinoza in Nantes 2.

Baruch Spinoza () has long appealed to skeptics and secularists. In the 18th century, “Spinozism” was a synonym for atheism. Shelley. Spinoza's image of Judaism is anchored in a thesis which proved useful to later Jewish reformers and anti-Semites alike. For Spinoza, Judaism is fundamentally a political religion that was designed specifically for the ancient Hebrews as the basis for a theological regime.

SOURCE: Deborin, A. "Spinoza's World-View," in: Spinoza in Soviet Philosophy: A Series of Essays, selected and translated, and with an introduction by George L. Kline (London: Routledge and Paul, ), pp.

A translation of 'Mirovozzreniye Spinozy,' Vestnik kommunisticheskoi akademi, Bk. 20 (), pp. 5‑Footnotes have been converted into endnotes and renumbered for ease of. In-print as well as out-of-print Books Prices of new books are subject to change Please note: Prices are excl.

of 6% VAT for customers within the European Community without a VATnr. Text-editions and translations Series Modern studies and reprints 17th Century Authors, modern studies and reprints Dutch publications.

Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. The most important collection of documents related to Spinoza's early life is A.

Vaz Dias and W. van der Tak, "Spinoza, Merchant and Autodidact," in Studia Rosenthalia 16(). () There was a great deal of mercantile and social mixing between the Jews and the Dutch; the Jewish quarter was no ghetto. No less impressive was the list of books that Brodsky distributed to Partridge’s class.

Baruch Spinoza: Treatises Stendhal: the one on translation is a particular gem. Though a half tyrant autodidact prof, he was an invaluable teacher opening up our minds and exposing us to a vast array of authors not traditionally taught in.

برووخ اسپنوزا (انگريزي: Baruch Spinoza) نومبر 24، ع تي ايمسٽرڊيم جي علائقي جوڊنبورٽ ۾ پيدا ٿيو. هي پنهنجي دور جو هڪ وڏو فلسفي هو. ھن جو جنم نالو بينيڊٽو ڊي اسپنوزا ھيو.

ھي ايمسٽرڊيم ۾ وڏو ٿيو، ۽ هن جي وفات 21 فيبروري ع ۾ ٿي. The philosopher Bento (or Baruch) de Spinoza was born in to a Portuguese merchant family in Amsterdam. They belonged to a Jewish community recently founded by Iberian “conversos” (Jews forced to convert to Catholicism generations earlier) fleeing the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

Spinoza was born on 24 November in Amsterdam, Holland, to a family of Sephardic Jews descended from displaced Maranos from father was Abraão (Miguel) de Spinoza, a successful importer and merchant; his mother was Ana Débora, Miguel's second of three wives, who died when Baruch was only six years old.

He had a traditional Jewish upbringing, and his early. Spinoza, Baruch (Benedict de Spinoza). Born Nov. 24,in Amsterdam; died Feb. 21,in The Hague. Dutch materialist philosopher, pantheist, and atheist. Son of a Jewish merchant. After his father’s death inSpinoza became head of the family business.

At the same time, he entered into scholarly relationships and friendships outside the. Get this from a library. Spinoza, mercator & autodidacturs Oorkonden en andere authentieke documenten betreffende des wijsgeers jeugd en diens betrekkingen verzameld door A.M. Vaz Dias, uitgegeven en toegelicht in overleg met W.G.

van der Tak. Met dertien facsimile's. [A. Benedict de Spinoza, Hebrew forename Baruch, Latin forename Benedictus, Portuguese Bento de Espinosa, (born NovemAmsterdam—died FebruThe Hague), Dutch Jewish philosopher, one of the foremost exponents of 17th-century Rationalism and one of the early and seminal figures of the masterwork is the treatise Ethics ().

Baruch Spinoza, a renowned Dutch philosopher, whose radical ideologies laid the foundation of the school of Spinozism. Spinoza was ranked among the most influential philosophers and notable rationalists of the 17 th century, his masterpiece, “The Ethics”, which questioned the traditional beliefs and conceptions of God, humans, nature, and the entire universe as a whole, firmly established.

Baruch Spinoza () was one of the most important philosophers of all time; he was also arguably the most radical and controversial. This was the first complete biography of Spinoza in any language and is based on detailed archival research. More than simply recounting the story of Spinoza's life, the book takes the reader right into the heart of Jewish Amsterdam in the seventeenth /5(2).

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, a cloth merchant, built the most powerful microscopes of his time and used them to make biological discoveries. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was a mathematical autodidact.

Artemas Martin editor of the Mathematical Visitor in and of the Mathematical Magazine in. Antonio Alvares (fl–55) was a jewel merchant who moved from Paris to Amsterdam, where he lived with Isaack and Gabriel Alvares in a house called De vergulde valck (‘The guilded falcon’) in the Uilenburg quarter (cf.

Spinoza, mercator & autodidactus, p. 65).Benedict de Spinoza - Benedict de Spinoza - Association with Collegiants and Quakers: By Spinoza had already made acquaintances among members of the Collegiants, a religious group in Amsterdam that resisted any formal creed or practice.

Some scholars believe that Spinoza actually lived with the Collegiants after he left the Jewish community.You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

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