Universiteit leiden, located in the city of leiden, is the oldest university in the netherlands. Declarations like this meeting is adjourned make certain facts the case by representing them as being the case. Hauerwass with the grain of the universe and the barthian. In this book, spinoza argues that the way to blessedness or salvation for each person involves an expansion of the mind. Leiden university academic dictionaries and encyclopedias. Spinoza s theoretical philosophy is one of the most radical attempts to construct a pure ontology with a single infinite substance. Spinozas short treatise on god, man, and human welfare. The renegade jew who gave us modernity rebecca goldstein. The queens juliana and beatrix and crownprince willem. In my view spinozas philosophy will, one day, have an even greater impact on the future then it has had. Ineke sluiter is professor of greek at leiden university and spinoza laureate. The crisp, lucid explanation of spinozas metaphysics in chapter two ranks among the best attempts to illuminate this daunting subject for the lay reader that i have come across goldstein has written a delightful book, one that manages to be nimble and playful while also doing justice to the demanding nature of spinozas philosophy.
Ineke sluiter has won several prizes and awards both for her research and teaching, and has given several prestigious lectures e. Her research focuses on ancient ideas on language, public debates and the use of value discourse, and connection between classics and the modern world. Baruch spinoza project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. Sicily, naplesfoggia, anzio, rhineland, ardennesalsace, central europe. Ineke sluiter receives spinoza prize leiden university. Ineke sluiter leiden university universiteit leiden.
Op zoek naar socrates audioboek ineke sluiter storytel. Ways into reading spinoza philosophical bibliotherapy. After enjoying the privileges of being a phdstudent at the leiden university centre for the arts in society, it was an idyllic sixmonth stay at the netherlands institute of advanced studies in wassenaar 2012 and an appointment at leiden university, funded from ineke sluiter s spinoza prize, that allowed me to finish my dissertation and. Ineke sluiter is professor of greek at leiden university, and academy professor on behalf of the netherlands academy of arts and sciences. She is already brimming with ideas about what she will do with her spinoza prize.
Yet surprisingly little attention has been paid to the mechanism whereby the utterance of a declaration can bring about a new state of affairs. In 2010, ineke sluiter received the nwos spinoza prize and in 2016 the. Lecture room 5, faculty of theology, aleksanterinkatu 7, 5th floor. Center for hellenic studies wikimili, the free encyclopedia.
Prijs akademiehoogleraren 2016 audiovisueel portret ineke. Jun 07, 2010 it is a fantastic sum of money, enthuses classicist professor ineke sluiter. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the collected works of spinoza, volume i. Easily share your publications and get them in front of issuus.
Language arts and literary theory, ad 3501475 2009. Certainly, he is part of the routine syllabus, but a part which many students find easy to skip. This book, which presents spinoza s main ideas in dictionary form, has as its subject the opposition between ethics and morality, and the link between ethical and ontological propositions. Baruch spinoza, human beings are determined abstract. Organized by the adam wodeham critical edition project in cooperation with the department of systematic theology, university of helsinki, and the philosophical psychology, morality and politics research unit pmp venue. He worked as research assistant at the department of classics of the university of cologne 19982000 and as lecturer and assistant professor of ancient greek literature at the university of cyprus. Leiden university students are actively involved in specific sports and have established sports clubs which are only open to students, independently from the sports centre. The collected works of spinoza provides, for the first time in english, a truly satisfactory edition of all of spinoza s writings, with accurate and readable translations, based on the best critical editions of the originallanguage texts, done by a scholar who has published extensively.
Media in category laureates of spinoza prize the following 8 files are in this category, out of 8 total. The right of freedom of speech allows individuals to express themselves without interference by the government. The royal dutch house of orangenassau and leiden university still have a close relationship. Valuing others in classical antiquity should be of interest to linguists, literary. Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Jun, 2016 the collected works of spinoza, volume i. Prijs akademiehoogleraren 2016 audiovisueel portret. At the invitation of the commission, jose van dijck, ineke sluiter and. Baruch spinoza, one of the greatest philosophers of his day, was expelled from the amsterdam. In eighteen chapters, ranging from greek tragedy to the roman gladiators and from house architecture to the concept of friendship, this book demonstrates how such behavior is anchored and promoted by culturally specific expressions of evaluative discourse. Over the last two decades there has been an increasing interest in the influence of medieval jewish thought upon spinozas philosophy. Within the works of spinoza, as well as those of descartes, issues concerning the nature of freewill come to the fore. The twentyfive articles collected for this anthology display a wide range of interpretations to central themes in spinoza s philosophy. Despite an early rabbinical education, he was expelled from the synagogue at amsterdam for defending heretical opinions in 1656.
Complete 2017 information on the meaning of, its origin, history, pronunciation, popularity, variants and. Gratis diamant estate home facebook diamant estate, paarl, western cape. Leibniz on the efficacy and economy of divine grace. As our public events are free, not everyone who registers for tickets. Jun 04, 2011 this week on the philosophers zone, we meet spinoza s god, which might seem an odd thing to do. Many of our staff and students have won prizes over the past year. The award is the highest scientific award in the netherlands. Leiden, december 2012 ineke sluiter acknowledgements our first debt of gratitude is to the participants of the symposium, held at leiden, july 57, 2007, that has lent its title to the present. In 2010, ineke sluiter received the nwos spinoza prize and the academys academy professors prize. We love what we see, so make the humanities count leiden arts in. From the enlightenment to the contemporary genre free speech and democracy.
Ancient greek page 2 gate to the eastern mediterranean. What are the basic constituents of reality, and how do other less basic things depend on them. The tendency to think about rhetoric through specifically urban spaces has deep roots in the history of rhetoric. Baruch spinoza argues against the doctrine of free will as a result of demonstrating that the activity of our minds is equivalent to the activity of our bodies. Tradesmen without hesitation multiply the second by the third, and divide the product by the first. Ineke sluiter 680 words exact match in snippet view article find links to article research focuses on language, literature, and public discourse in classical antiquity. Ik hoop dit goed te maken met een college dat zij gaf over generaties. Richard mason on a thinker who stood at the intersection of many histories and traditions. Unless noted otherwise, the permanent location of the lectures is the vossius conference room located in the university library south hall, second floor. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. The most basic component of freedom of expression is the right of freedom of speech. Baruch spinoza was a dutch philosopher of sephardiportuguese origin.
The institute offers advanced research facility for intern. The phd candidate will work within the research program directed by academy professor ineke sluiter and will be funded by the nwo spinoza prize and the prize academy professors. Whereas studies of spinoza in english have emphasized the logic of the ethics, these essays instead focus on the marginal and developmental moments that have had such a profound effect on french thought. Jul 18, 20 how do you solve a problem like reading the ethics. The philosophy of spinoza by baruch spinoza and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Forum archives onderzoekschool literatuurwetenschap osl. He is supposed to be one of the great philosophers, isnt he. Mounting evidence suggests that economic power, not popular will, determines public policy, and that elections consistently fail to keep public officials accountable to the people. Nov 28, 2019 after enjoying the privileges of being a phdstudent at the leiden university centre for the arts in society, it was an idyllic sixmonth stay at the netherlands institute of advanced studies in wassenaar 2012 and an appointment at leiden university, funded from ineke sluiters spinoza prize, that allowed me to finish my dissertation and. Finally, whereas spinozas substance is well beyond the merely human categories of good and evil, leibnizs god is the ultimate dogooder, as he shuffles through all possible worlds hoping to locate the best. Ineke sluiter fba born 1959 is a dutch classicist and professor of greek language and literature at leiden university. Grounds for assertions about god and the philosophical use of scripture. Philosophical psychology, morality and politics research unit. Ineke sluiter is professor of greek language and literature.
Baruch spinoza has 178 books on goodreads with 118128 ratings. It was written between 1661 and 1675 and was first published posthumously in 1677. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books youve read. Professor ineke sluiter, professor of greek language and literature at leiden. Forum antiquum leiden university universiteit leiden. Ethica, ordine geometrico demonstrata, usually known as the ethics, is a philosophical treatise written in latin by baruch spinoza.
She is a member of the royal dutch academy of arts and sciences, the royal holland society of sciences and humanities, and the academia europaea. Netherlands institute for advanced study wikimili, the. Derek bok that the traditional focus of the humanities on questions of. The center for hellenic studies chs is a research institute for classics located in washington, d. It is a fantastic sum of money, enthuses classicist professor ineke sluiter. After enjoying the privileges of being a phdstudent at the leiden university centre for the arts in society, it was an idyllic sixmonth stay at the netherlands institute of advanced studies in wassenaar 2012 and an appointment at leiden university, funded from ineke sluiters spinoza prize, that allowed me to finish my dissertation and. The netherlands institute for advanced study in the humanities and social sciences nias in amsterdam, the netherlands, is an independent research institute in the field of the humanities and social and behavioural sciences founded in 1970. With this essay, i will first explain spinozas and descartess notions regarding freedom of the will, its existence.
Maar wie was spinoza en wat heeft hij allemaal geschreven. Aesthetic value in classical antiquity mnemosyne supplements. The aeneid, its commentators, and the organization of knowledge. As cicero tells it, rhetoric was responsible for the first emergence of human civilization. Professor andrew wallacehadrill fba, honorary professor of roman studies and director of research in classics, university of cambridge. At leiden university, you can take part in a large number of sports, both on a recreational and on a competitive basis. Try not to get put off by the appearance of the geometrical method. Intensifying economic and political inequality poses a dangerous threat to the liberty of democratic citizens. The reader is presented with a living debate engaged by firstrate scholars, who come to grips with the ideas of a philosopher seen as one of the few founders of the modern mind. Whether youve loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. In the event things got worse, and spinoza gave up the idea of publishing the ethics, believing that it would create such a cloud of hostility as to obscure, in the minds even of reasonable people, the real meaning of its arguments. On human nature this article is more than 9 years old.
Classicist ineke sluiter new academy vicepresident knaw. Baruch spinoza was born to portuguese jews living in exile in holland, but his life among the marranos there was often unsettled. Elementaire deeltjes 3 socrates 1e druk is een boek van ineke sluiter uitgegeven bij amsterdam university. It is a strong collection of essays that are individually thoughtprovoking and collectively coherent, giving the widest possible overview of the interesting. At a first look, you may open the book to find dry definitions, arcane axioms and a series of propositions, pareddown to provide an economical and rigorously argued logical progression from premises to conclusion. Ineke sluiter stars in a current sixpart dutch documentary on academia, the.
Ineke sluiter receives spinoza prize news 7 june 2010 it is a fantastic sum of money, enthuses classicist professor ineke sluiter. Her research focuses on language, literature, and public discourse in classical antiquity. Apart from the pennleiden volumes, her most recent book is with rita copeland, medieval grammar and rhetoric. The new spinoza articulates that presence, making the influence and significance of spinoza perfectly clear for a new generation of philosophy. Miri fenton university of cambridge dominant interpretations of wittgensteins later writings on religion set up a false binary between the religious assertions that occur within a religious form of life and philosophical assertions that operate within ordinary language. Hall of fame 2017 leiden university universiteit leiden.213 865 1231 772 1193 673 1415 72 1383 876 1399 637 24 1360 170 588 819 909 36 991 1235 784 497 119 46 988 84 23 698 295 875 233 1275 1218 79 407 454 1333 197