• Some remarks on the 'objective' and 'subjective' interpretations of the attributes
    Charles E. Jarrett
    Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 20 (1-4). 1977.
    This paper is an attempt to clarify the 'objective' and 'subjective' interpretations of Spinoza's position on the attributes of substance. It is argued that (a) the dispute between objectivists and subjectivists survives resolution of the question concerning correct translation of 'tanquam' in definition iv, Part I of the Ethics , (b) the objective interpretation, unlike the subjective one, requires rejection of the notion of 'absolute' identity, unless Spinoza's position is inconsistent, and (c…Read more
  • Spinoza, Gueroult, and Substance
    A. D. Smith
    Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 88 (3): 655-688. 2014.