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Document Handout 14, Politics: Justifying the State

Sketches of some key political ideas by Hobbes, Spinoza and Leibniz.

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Document Handout 1, Biographical Overview

Selective and brief biographical overview of the period between 1596 and 1716. The lives of Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz.

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Document Coursework 3, Substance

Coursework sheet that accompanies the reading for the fourth meeting.

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Document Handout 7, Spinoza: Substance Monism

Reading support for Ethics I PP1–14.

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Document Coursework 6, Freedom

Coursework sheet that accompanies the reading for the seventh meeting.

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Document Coursework 1, Knowledge

Coursework sheet that accompanies the reading for the second meeting.

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Document Coursework 2, Ideas

Coursework sheet that accompanies the reading for the third meeting.

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Document Coursework 4, God

Coursework sheet that accompanies the reading for the fifth meeting.

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Document Handout 9, The Nature of Mind, Descartes's Dualism

Comparative information about what mind is and how Descartes argues for dualism.

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Document Handout 12, Ethics: Living Well

Introducing Descartes's and Spinoza's ethics, in connection with the Reading and Handout 13 (not uploaded here).

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