A theoretical inquiry into the fundamental principles of political philosophy. This edition offers a translation by Samuel Shirley and a prefactory essay by Douglas Den Uyl that discusses why this work deserves the attention of contemporary scholars. It also features complete indexes of names and terms, substantial bibliography and more.
Paperback, 193 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Hackett Publishing Company
(first published 1677)
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Aug 29, 2013 Hasan rated it 2 of 5 stars · review of another edition
"İnsanlar akıldan ziyade kör arzuyla davranırlar" (s.16). Peki, bu kadar doğru öncüllerden, Makyavelli ve Hobbes'dan bu kadar etkilenmiş bir düşünceden, nasıl bu denli 'rasyonel', akılcı, en ufak detayına dek belirlenmiş bir kurguya dayalı bir siyaset beklenebilir! Sanırım bu Spinoza hakkında genel bir sorunsal. Etika'yı okumak lazım.
"Baruch or Benedict de Spinoza (Portuguese: Bento de Espinosa, Latin: Benedictus de Spinoza) (November 24, 1632 – February 21, 1677) was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese Jewish origin. Revealing considerable scientific aptitude, the breadth and importance of Spinoza's work was not fully realized until years after his death. Today, he is considered one of the great rationalists of 17th-century phi...moreMore about Baruch Spinoza...