Breaking new floor within the research of Spinoza's philosophy, the essays during this quantity discover the level to which Spinoza can be thought of a Jewish philosopher. the wealthy range of Spinoza scholarship this day is represented right here by way of a variety of highbrow equipment and scholarly views from Jewish philosophy and historical past, to Cartesian-analytic and Continental-Marxist streams of interpretation, to the disciplines of political technology and highbrow heritage. questions underlie all of the essays: How and in what degree is Spinoza's a Jewish philosophy, and what's its effect at the undertaking of Jewish philosophy as a residing firm now and for the long run? The individuals' assorted views come up with the money for a hugely nuanced imaginative and prescient of the multifaceted Judaic culture itself, as refracted throughout the Spinozist lens. What attracts them jointly is the search for enduring insights that emerge from the philosophy of Spinoza."
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