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    • Ethics

    • By: Benedict de Spinoza
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Benedict de Spinoza's Ethics, first published in 1677, constitutes a major systematic critique of the traditional and religious foundations of philosophical thought. In it, Spinoza follows a logical step-by-step format consisting of definitions, axioms, propositions, proofs, and corollaries to create a comprehensive inquiry into the truth about God, nature, and humans' place within the universe. From these broad metaphysical themes, Spinoza derives what he considered to be the highest principles of religion and society and lays out an ethical system in which reason is the supreme value.

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    • Now I understand "the God of Spinoza"

    • By Gary on 07-31-16

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Ethics

    • The Complete Work Plus an Overview, Chapter by Chapter Summary and Author Biography!
    • By: Benedict de Spinoza, Israel Bouseman
    • Narrated by: Joe Bianco
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ethics is one of the most unique works in Western philosophy, an attempt to handle metaphysics, theology, anthropology, and ontology through the lens of geometric proofs. Spinoza felt that the path to happiness is through reason, in the use of the mind to demystify our existence and liberate us from passions and superstitions.

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    • A Geometrical Proof of Divinity!

    • By Philosopher King on 01-23-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ethics

    • By: Benedict de Spinoza
    • Narrated by: Alastair Cameron
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the mind of one of the world's paramount philosophers comes a profound insight into the universe and man's place in the world. Widely considered to be Benedict de Spinoza's greatest work, Ethics paints an intriguing portrait of reality, the ethical life, and the path to sustainable happiness. Decades ahead of its time, Ethics provides a step-by-step guide to an ethical life. Spinoza provides insights into the human mind, God, emotions, and man's bondage to emotion.

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    • I am sorry

    • By Arno on 07-29-17

    Regular price: $19.95