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    A Critical Assesment of Spinoza’s Theory of Affect: Affects, Beliefs, and Human Freedom
    Beytulhikme An International Journal of Philosophy 8 (1): 251-272. 2018.
    Affects are intentional structures of beliefs and desires. Many philosophers have plausibly argued that Spinoza’s theory of ideas is a kind of theory of belief by this time yet this claim has rarely been taken into account when it comes to Spinoza’s theory of affects, which is actually a part of his theory of ideas. This paper shows that if this point is taken seriously when regarding Spinoza’s theory of affects we reach significant results about the fifth part of Ethics. To show this, I shal…Read more