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Theologico-political treatise containing some dissertations by which it is shown not only that the freedom of philosophizing can be granted in keeping with piety and the peace of the republic, but that it cannot be removed unless along with that very piety and the peace of the republic by Baruch Spinoza

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Published by Focus Pub., R. Pullins & Co. in Newburyport, Mass .
Written in English


  • Philosophy and religion -- Early works to 1800,
  • Free thought -- Early works to 1800,
  • Political science -- Early works to 1800

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-350) and indexes.

StatementBenedict Spinoza ; translated from the Latin with glossary, indexes and interpretive essay, Martin D. Yaffe.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesFocus philosophical library
ContributionsYaffe, Martin D.
LC ClassificationsB3985.E5 Y34 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 433 p. ;
Number of Pages433
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3329187M
ISBN 101585101125, 1585100854
LC Control Number2004304205

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