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The Ethics by Benedict de Spinoza

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The Ethics
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Publisher: D. Van Nostrand
ISBN/ASIN: 1604591420
ISBN-13: 9781604591422
Number of pages: 386

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Spinoza uses the methods of Euclid to describe a single entity, properly called both 'God' and 'Nature', of which mind and matter are two manifestations. From this follow, in ways that are strikingly modern, the identity of mind and body, the necessary causation of events and actions, and the illusory nature of free will.

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