Ideas from 'Letters to Oldenburg' by Baruch de Spinoza [1665], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Ethics, Improvement of Understanding, Letters' by Spinoza,Benedict de (ed/tr Elwes,R.H.M.) [Dover 1955,0-486-20250-x]].

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22. Metaethics / C. Ethics Foundations / 1. Nature of Ethics / f. Ethical non-cognitivism
Whether nature is beautiful or orderly is entirely in relation to human imagination
28. God / A. Divine Nature / 3. Divine Perfections
God is a being with infinite attributes, each of them infinite or perfect
28. God / D. Proofs of Evidence / 5. Miracles
Trying to prove God's existence through miracles is proving the obscure by the more obscure