Spinoza's Religion: A New Reading of the Ethics, by Clare Carlisle

Beth Lord* (Corresponding Author)

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Like many readers, I first learned to interpret Spinoza as a radically modern thinker. Influenced by Deleuze and Negri, I saw Spinoza rejecting Platonic transcendence, Aristotelian teleology, and Judeo-Christian moral values for a metaphysics of immanent power that underpins a relativistic ethics and an anti-authoritarian politics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-106
Number of pages4
Issue number1
Early online date15 Jun 2022
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2023

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