Humility is pain arising from a man's contemplation of his own infirmities (Def. of
..... activities as are adequately conceived through man's essence only (E3D2).
By an adequate idea, I mean an idea which, in so far as it is considered in itself,
... I. The essence of man does not involve necessary existence, that is, it may, in
the order ... In God there is necessarily the idea not only of his essence, but also
of all ... Each attribute is conceived through itself, without any other (Part i., Pr...
Jun 29, 2001 ... There is only one substance in the universe; it is God; and ... Proposition 10:
Each attribute of a substance must be conceived through itself. ... us can have
only deleterious effects on human freedom and activity, insofar as it fosters a ....
Any adequate analysis of Spinoza's identification of God and Nature will...
In God there is necessarily the idea not only of his essence, but also of all things
... exist nor be conceived; lastly, that all things are predetermined by God, not
through .... "But why," they will insist, "was the wind blowing, and why was the
man at that ..... The activities of the mind arise solely from adequate ide...
Through active experiment, although through active experiment could be
possible. ... is an activity which is adequately conceived through man's essence
It is the essence of man -- in contrast to the various forms of his historical ....
through which man suffers and does not have an adequate idea of reality, and
into ... For Spinoza, Goethe, Hegel, as well as for Marx, man is alive only
inasmuch as he is ... in the way in which the direct and natural species
relationship is conceived.
In this article, using comparative analysis, the essence of man is critically ... the
diverse character of man's activities that an adequate notion of self is difficult and
hence .... He is conceived as basically material, just like other material existents.
Spinoza's Ethics is based on a theory of man or, more precisely, on an
ontology of man. ... solely through his own nature and of which he is the
adequate cause (E4p4). ... So the essence of our existence was conceived as
an unreachable and ... I shall [therefore] consider human actions and appetites
just as if it were an ...
An adequate understanding of Aquinas' philosophical theology requires that we
first ... He writes: “it was necessary for the salvation of man that certain truths
which exceed ... In other words, knowledge of God's existence must be acquired
through a ..... Not only is God the same as his essence; he is also the same as his
Humans find happiness only through a rational understanding of this system and
their place within it. ... Inadequate Ideas; Adequate Ideas; Three Kinds of
Knowledge ... Spinoza set to work on his Short Treatise on God, Man, and His
Well-Being. .... ID3: By substance I understand what is in itself and is conceived