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Single Idea 17172

[catalogued under 28. God / A. Divine Nature / 2. Divine Nature]

Full Idea

By God, I understand Being absolutely infinite, that is to say, substance consisting of infinite attributes, each one of which expresses eternal and infinite essence.

Gist of Idea

God is a substance with infinite attributes


Baruch de Spinoza (The Ethics [1675], I Def 6)

Book Reference

Spinoza,Benedict de: 'Ethics', ed/tr. White,WH/Stirling,AH [Wordsworth 2001], p.3