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Politics, Ontology and Knowledge in Spinoza

Alexandre Matheron, Filippo Del Lucchese, David Maruzzella, and Gil Morejón


Alexandre Matheron (1926–2020) worked and wrote substantially on the 17th century philosopher Benedict de Spinoza beginning with the publication of his influential 1969 masterpiece Individu et communauté chez Spinoza. Widely considered one of the most important and original interpreters of Spinoza’s philosophy in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, but whose work was rarely translated into English, the 20 essays gathered here span the entirety of Matheron’s prolific career and present to the Anglophone the first collection of its kind outside of France. From texts on Spinoza’s epistemolo ... More

Keywords: Philosophy, Spinoza, Political Philosophy, Early Modern Philosophy, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, 17th century, Continental Philosophy, Epistemology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474440103
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440103.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexandre Matheron, author
Ecole normale supérieure de Fontenay-Saint-Cloud

Filippo Del Lucchese, editor
Brunel University

David Maruzzella, editor
DePaul University

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I Spinoza on Ontology and Knowledge

II Spinoza on Politics and Ethics

14 Spinoza and Power

Alexandre Matheron

15 Spinoza and Property

Alexandre Matheron

16 Spinoza and Sexuality

Alexandre Matheron