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Summary of Spinoza’s Philosophy

Statue of Spinoza in Amersterdam

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Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677) is best known for identifying God with Nature. He does not see God as the transcendent creator of the world. Rather, he views him as the same as Nature itself. Continue reading Summary of Spinoza’s Philosophy

Summary of the Sophists

Salvator Rosa - Démocrite et Protagoras.jpgDemocritus (center) and Protagoras (right). 17th-century painting by Salvator Rosa.

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(A recent post summarized the views of Protagoras, who is generally regarded as the first and most important Sophist. Here is a brief summary of some of the other Sophists.) Continue reading Summary of the Sophists