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A Theologico-Political Treatise and a Political Treatise (Dover Philosophical Classics)

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Two important works by one of philosophy's most original and penetrating thinkers appear in this volume. Spinoza's "Theologico-Political Treatise" presents an eloquent plea for religious liberty, demonstrating that true religion consists of the practice of simple piety, independent of philosophical speculation. He examines the Bible at length to show that freedom of thought and of speech are consistent with the religious life. In the unfinished "Political Treatise," the author develops a theory of government founded on common consent.

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2 important works. Spinoza's "A Theologico-Political Treatise" presents an eloquent plea for religious liberty, demonstrating that true religion consists of the practice of simple piety, independent of philosophical speculation. In the unfinished "A Political Treatise," the author develops a theory of government founded on common consent.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486437224
Translator:
Elwes, R. H. M.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Translator:
Elwes, R. H. M.
Author:
Cordasco, Francesco
Author:
de Spinoza, Benedict
Author:
Spinoza, Benedict de
Author:
Elwes, R. H. M.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Philosophy and religion
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Religious
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Philosophical Classics
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.85 lb

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2 important works. Spinoza's "A Theologico-Political Treatise" presents an eloquent plea for religious liberty, demonstrating that true religion consists of the practice of simple piety, independent of philosophical speculation. In the unfinished "A Political Treatise," the author develops a theory of government founded on common consent.
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