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Single Idea 17198

[catalogued under 15. Nature of Minds / A. Nature of Mind / 1. Mind / c. Features of mind]

Full Idea

The will and the intellect are one and the same.

Gist of Idea

Will and intellect are the same thing


Baruch de Spinoza (The Ethics [1675], II Pr 49)

Book Reference

Spinoza,Benedict de: 'Ethics', ed/tr. White,WH/Stirling,AH [Wordsworth 2001], p.89

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Idea 17196 The will is not a desire, but the faculty of affirming what is true or false [Spinoza]

Idea 17201 The will is finite, but the intellect is infinite [Spinoza]