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Presents Penn State's Electronic Classics Series Spinoza Page. 

From this site you can download works by Benedict (Baruch de) Spinoza (1632 - 77: Dutch philosopher, theologian, and scientist of Jewish parentage. Influenced by Descartes, Hobbes, and Bruno; rejected concepts of the personal nature of God and the immortality of the soul; he was attacked by both his Jewish community and the Christian scholars of his time) in Adobe's ® Acrobat ® Portable Document File format.
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  1. On the Improvement of Human Understanding - 148 KB
  2. The Ethics: Part I, Concerning God - 100 KB
  3. The Ethics: Part II, On the Nature and Origin of the Mind - 120 KB
  4. The Ethics: Part III, On the Origin and Nature of the Emotions - 147 KB
  5. The Ethics: Part IV, Of Human Bondage, or the Strength of the Emotions - 149 KB
  6. The Ethics: Part V, Of the Power of the Understanding, or of Human Freedom- 88.5 KB
  7. A Theologico-Political Treatise: Part One - 173KB
  8. A Theologico-Political Treatise: Part Two - 184KB
  9. A Theologico-Political Treatise: Part Three - 100KB
  10. A Theologico-Political Treatise: Part Four - 153KB
  11. 6x9, single column edition of The Ethics - (670 KB - 300 pages)
  12. 6x9, single column edition of A Theologico-Political Treatise - (714 KB - 344 pages)
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