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Betraying Spinoza

Betraying Spinoza

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780805242737
OCLC/WorldCa464266385

In Betraying Spinoza, Rebecca Goldstein sets out to rediscover the flesh-and-blood man often hidden beneath the veneer of rigorous rationality, and to crack the mystery of the breach between the philosopher and his Jewish past. Goldstein argues that the trauma of the Inquisition' s persecution of its forced Jewish converts plays itself out in. Rebecca Goldstein, Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity (New York: Schocken, ). I picked up this book during winter vacation, but didn't get time to read it until the last.

  Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity - Ebook written by Rebecca Goldstein. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity/5(7).   Betraying Spinoza by Rebecca Goldstein, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this Betraying Spinoza study guide and get instant access to the following. Analysis; You'll also get access to more than. To the Editor: Rebecca Goldstein’s Betraying Spinoza is a brilliant book, though one would never know it by reading Alan Nadler’s discussion of it in “Romancing Spinoza” [December ]. Mr. Nadler seems unsure whether to laugh or cry at the spectacle of a Jewish writer like Goldstein celebrating a figure like Spinoza; he should do neither.


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Rarely has a book had a more apt and meaningful title than Betraying Spinoza. A philosopher who both personally and in his thought strove to eradicate all the particularities of human experience is grounded by Goldstein’s research and imagination in a particular place and by: Betraying Spinoza is ostensibly a biography of the 17th century philosopher Baruch Spinoza.

At its heart, however, the book is a rich mix of memoir, history, and speculative biographical narrative. At its heart, however, the book is a rich mix of memoir, history, and speculative biographical narrative/5. Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity (Jewish Encounters Series) - Kindle edition by Goldstein, Rebecca.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity (Jewish Encounters Series)/5(85). Rebecca Goldstein talked about her book, [Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity], published by Schocken.

She described the 17th. In Betraying Spinoza, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein sets out to rediscover the flesh-and-blood man often buried beneath the veneer of rigorous rationality and to provide a comprehensive cultural and religious context for the formation of his ideas.

Here is a Spinoza both hauntingly emblematic and deeply human, both heretic and hero—a. In Betraying Spinoza, Rebecca Goldstein sets out to rediscover the flesh-and-blood man often hidden beneath the veneer of rigorous rationality, and to crack the mystery of the breach between the Betraying Spinoza book and his Jewish past.

Goldstein argues that the trauma of the Inquisition’ s persecution of its forced Jewish converts plays itself out in /5(9). A study of Spinoza, Judaism's eminent outcast, who taught an intellectual love of a God himself incapable of love.

'Betraying Spinoza,' by Rebecca. About Betraying Spinoza. Part of the Jewish Encounter series InAmsterdam’s Jewish community excommunicated Baruch Spinoza, and, at the age of twenty–three, he became the most famous heretic in Judaism. He was already germinating a secularist challenge to religion that would be as radical as it was original.

Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity Rebecca Goldstein, Author. Nextbook/Schocken $ (p) ISBN More. Spinoza is pure alcohol. His Jewishness, out of which he undeniably sprung, has no relevance whatsoever to the vision of his metaphysical philosophy.

To claim so to the contrary is tantamount to betraying him. Hence the title of the book. Rebecca Goldstein grew up in an orthodox Jewish home.

This is an inescapable component of her Size: 95KB. In Betraying Spinoza, Rebecca Goldstein sets out to rediscover the flesh-and-blood man often hidden behind the veneer of rigorous rationality, and to crack the mystery of the breach between the philosopher and his Jewish past.

Goldstein argues that the trauma of the Inquisition’s persecution of its forced Jewish converts plays itself out in. In Betraying Spinoza, Rebecca Goldstein sets out to rediscover the flesh-and-blood man often hidden beneath the veneer of rigorous rationality, and to crack the mystery of the breach between the philosopher and his Jewish past.

Goldstein argues that the trauma of the Inquisition’ s persecution of its forced Jewish converts plays itself out in /5(4). Rebecca Goldstein begins her study "Betraying Spinoza: "The Renegade Jew who Gave us Modernity" () by asking why a book on Spinoza is appropriate for as series of books called "Jewish Encounters" which the publisher describes as "a project devoted to the promotion of Jewish literature, culture, and ideas."/5(72).

"Betraying Spinoza is beautifully crafted. What seem like separate issues—Spinoza's pioneering advocacy of complete freedom of thought in religious matters; the turmoil in the Jewish community;the fateful events in Amsterdam in the closing years of Spinoza's life; the philosophical developments of the 17th century; Spinoza's idea of a.

Get this from a library. Betraying Spinoza: the renegade Jew who gave us modernity. [Rebecca Goldstein] -- A portrait of the renegade seventeenth-century Jewish philosopher examines the events of his life, his heretical writings and his excommunication.

Buy Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity (Jewish Encounters) by Goldstein, Rebecca (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(73). 'Betraying Spinoza' By REBECCA GOLDSTEIN. J ; "I have read the book by Spinoza.

I am saddened by the fact that such a learned man has, as it seems, sunk so low.". "Betraying Spinoza" -- the first book I've dogeared and filled with margin notes in years -- is fascinating and fulfilling in many areas: Philosophy -- I spun over Spinoza in a survey course decades ago, and am now surprised to discover that his oh-so systematic approach makes great sense once I see through his Euclidean screen.5/5(5).

In Betraying Spinoza, Rebecca Goldstein sets out to rediscover the flesh-and-blood man often hidden beneath the veneer of rigorous rationality, and to crack the mystery of the breach between the philosopher and his Jewish past. Goldstein argues that the trauma of the Inquisition’ s persecution of its forced Jewish converts plays itself out in.

Betraying Spinoza, One Jew's journey for us all, Rebecca Goldstein has taken an interesting angle in her discussion on the rationalist philosopher, Baruch Spinoza. She has couched his work as a result of a specific Jewish journey, that of Jews who immigrated to Amsterdam during the Spanish Inquisition.4/5(5).

Betraying Spinoza by Rebecca Goldstein,Nextbook, Schocken edition, in English About the Book. InAmsterdam's Jewish community excommunicated Baruch Spinoza, and, at the age of twenty--three, he became the most famous heretic in Judaism.

He was already germinating a secularist challenge to religion that would be as radical as it Cited by: COVID Resources.

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by Steven Nadler. avg. rating Ratings. When it appeared inBaruch Spinoza's Theological-Political Treatise was.