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Spinoza's Views On Ethics, God And Substance

Spinoza philosopher (1632–1677) Find out more about the singular philosopher Baruch Spinoza in this exploration of his views on ethics, God and substance. Uncover a fascinating new perspective! Benedict de Spinoza was a 17th-century Dutch philosopher who created one of the most influential philosophical works of all time. His understanding of reality, free will, and ethics are still discussed and debated today. Explore here the fascinating philosophy behind his impressive works. biography of Spinoza Benedict de (Baruch) Spinoza (1632–1677), like Descartes and Leibniz , was a philosopher immersed in mathematical and scientific investigation. The greatest single influence on his thought was Descartes ; he corresponded with men of science, such as Oldenburg (secretary to the newly formed Royal Society) and Boyle, and became an acknowledged expert in the science of optics, making his living (according to some accounts) as a lens-grinder.  He was educated at the Jewish College in Amsterdam,