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Single Idea 21857

[catalogued under 9. Objects / B. Unity of Objects / 2. Substance / d. Substance defined]

Full Idea

For Spinoza a substance is not a 'thing', but the power of actualising its own existence.

Gist of Idea

Substance is the power of self-actualisation


report of Baruch de Spinoza (The Ethics [1675], I Pr 08) by Beth Lord - Spinoza's Ethics 1 P11

Book Reference

Lord,Beth: 'Spinoza's Ethics' [Indiana 2010], p.30

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