• The three final doctrines of Spinoza: intuition, amor Dei, the eternity of the mind
    Michaela Petrufová Joppová
    Pro-Fil 21 (1): 41-50. 2020.
    The study deals with the matter of three of the most puzzling doctrines of Baruch Spinoza's system, the so-called 'final doctrines', which are intuitive knowledge, intellectual love of God, and the eternity of the (human) mind. Contrary to many commentators, but also in concordance with many others, this account strives to affirm the utmost importance of these doctrines to Spinoza's system as a whole, but mostly to his ethical theory. Focusing specifically on the cultivation of the human mind, t…Read more