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Dutch philosopher of Sephardi/Portuguese origin; in Ethics, laid groundwork for the 18th-century Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of the self and the universe

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Supernanny is a Spinozist insofar as, like Spinoza, she takes it for granted that children are in a state of abjection

—p.71 Marxist Supernanny (71) by Mark Fisher
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She was thinking of Spinoza's kind of striving, conatus.

embarassingly, I don't think I've heard of him before

—p.35 Middlemarch and Everybody (29) by Zadie Smith
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Bertrand Russell called Leibniz's system "profound, coherent, largely Spinozistic, and amazingly logical."

—p.42 Metaphysics in the Royal Society 1715-2010 (38) by Neal Stephenson
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2 years, 4 months ago


as if at bottom there were only one art which expressed itself indifferently in one or the other of these languages, like the Spinozistic substance which is adequately reflected by each of its attributes

—p.1 What is Writing? (1) by Jean-Paul Sartre
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