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Single Idea 17189

[catalogued under 22. Metaethics / C. Ethics Foundations / 2. Source of Ethics / e. Human nature]

Full Idea

The essence of man consists of certain modifications of the attributes of God.

Gist of Idea

The essence of man is modifications of the nature of God


Baruch de Spinoza (The Ethics [1675], II Pr 10)

Book Reference

Spinoza,Benedict de: 'Ethics', ed/tr. White,WH/Stirling,AH [Wordsworth 2001], p.53

A Reaction

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