Baruch spinoza antonio damasio and rebecca goldstein youtube. Betraying spinoza by rebecca goldstein, 9780805211597, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Then he invites her to visit him and his new family in africa, and grace soon realizes that even in divided families, love can prove boundless. A work of fiction, and nonfiction studies of kurt godel and baruch spinoza. Goldstein march 28 april 1, 2011 alcohol can be made out of many things. Rebecca newberger goldstein born february 23, 1950 is an american philosopher, novelist and public intellectual. There is much to admire in rebecca goldsteins fascinating examination of the life and thought of benedictus spinoza, the philosopher who was excommunicated in 1656 by the amsterdam jewish. How spinoza thought about the mind and how spinoza s mind thought the 200708 jewish community endowment fund lecture october 25, 2007 rebecca goldstein, author of betraying. Help us create the kind of literary community youve always dreamed of.
Radical eroticism examines the importance of womens contributions in fundamentally reconfiguring representations of sexuality across several areas of advanced artperformance, pop, postminimalism, and beyond. Save up to 80% by choosing the etextbook option for isbn. I picked up this book during winter vacation, but didnt get time to read it until the last. Rebecca goldstein is currently considered a single author. Buy straight from the heart by pamela wallace online at alibris. The 200708 jewish community endowment fund lecture with. Betraying spinoza, by rebecca goldstein the new york. The renegade jew who gave us modernity 2006 by asking why a book on spinoza is appropriate for as series of books called jewish encounters which the publisher describes as a project devoted to the promotion of jewish literature, culture, and ideas. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2. Betraying spinoza, by rebecca goldstein the new york times. Philosopher rebecca goldstein recommends both the books that made the best case. The renegade jew who gave us modernity, published by schocken.
Dec 14, 2017 king philosophy is a global organisation dedicated to developing emotional intelligence, both through our youtube channel and our reallife school located on 10 campuses around the world. Rebecca goldstein, author of betraying spinoza, the renegade jew who gave us modernity. Hilarious, heartbreaking, and intellectually captivating, it is a luminous and intoxicating novel. Goldstein argues that the trauma of the inquisitions persecution. Baruch spinoza thought reason could do it all, but experience tells us otherwise. Imperial benevolence by scott laderman, tim gruenewald. In the 1960s, the fascination with erotic art generated a wave of exhibitions and critical discussion on sexual freedom, visual pleasure, and the nude in contemporary art. She has written ten books, both fiction and nonfiction. In betraying spinoza, rebecca goldstein sets out to rediscover the fleshandblood man often hidden beneath the veneer of rigorous rationality, and to crack the. Edna beilenson biography peter pauper press collectible cook.
The renegade jew who gave us modernity jewish encounters by rebecca goldstein 11aug2009 paperback on. Rebecca goldsteins book is an attempt to thank spinoza for his persistance. Jun 29, 2006 he went on to produce one of the most ambitious systems in the history of western philosophy, so ahead of its time that scientists today, from string theorists to neurobiologists, count themselves among spinoza s progeny. The humanist interview with rebecca newberger goldstein. He not only conversed with spinozas intimates in amsterdam but also read and extracted his books.
In betraying spinoza, rebecca goldstein sets out to rediscover the fleshandblood man often hidden behind the veneer of rigorous rationality, and to crack the mystery of the breach between the philosopher and his jewish past. She described the 17thcentury jewish philosopher baruch spinoza who was. Einstein tried to express these feelings clearly, both for himself and all of those who wanted a simple answer from him about his faith. Rebecca goldstein is fully right in surmising that locke was influenced by spinozas ideas and so mediated towards their further effect on the making of america. In addition to numerous writing awards, shes received the macarthur genius award, a guggenheim fellowship, and a. An interview with rebecca goldstein, author of betraying. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. This is a necessary and urgent read for anyone concerned about the united states endless wars. Rebecca newberger goldsteins introduction to the subject of spinoza came when she was a schoolgirl, and her teacher did not paint a flattering picture of him, spinoza having been excommunicated from the jewish community of amsterdam for disbelief of many things, one being that moses could have written the torah. In betraying spinoza, rebecca goldstein sets out to rediscover the fleshandblood man often hidden beneath the veneer of. Goldstein argues that the trauma of the inquisitions persecution of its forced jewish converts plays itself out in spinozas philosophy.
Spinoza s pantheistic and monistic conception of the universe is absolutely awesome. Rebecca newberger goldstein, for bringing philosophy into conversation with culture. The excommunicated spinoza, no less than his excommunicators, was responding to europes first experiment with racial antisemitism. Part of the jewish encounter seriesin 1656, amsterdams jewish community excommunicated baruch spinoza, and, at the age of twentythree, he became the most famous. Betraying spinoza combined her continuing interest in jewish ideas, history, and identity with an increasing focus on secularism, humanism, and. Raised in a strict religious cult since she was a young girl, jenna has no connection to the outside world beyond vague flashes of memory that seem to be from another life. In betraying spinoza, rebecca goldstein sets out to rediscover the fleshandblood man often hidden beneath the veneer of rigorous rationality, and to. Her awardwinning books include the novels the mindbody. Part of the jewish encounter series in 1656, amsterdams jewish community excommunicated baruch spinoza. Spinozas first thinking results, which regarded the bible as an historical writing collection of different humans thus by no means written by god, led him to be excommunicated from the dutch community of portuguese jews.
Her awardwinning books include the novels the mindbody problem, properties of light, 36 arguments for the existence of god. Her awardwinning books include the novels the mind body. Her awardwinning books include the novels the mindbody problem, properties of light, and 36 arguments for the existence of god. In betraying spinoza, rebecca newberger goldstein sets out to rediscover the fleshand blood. Proud atheists steven pinker and rebecca goldstein, americas brainiest couple, confess that belonging to one of americas most reviled subcultures doesnt mean they. The renegade jew who gave us modernity rebecca goldstein. Ali alalou and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. A leading neurobiologist, antonio damasio, argues in his looking for spinoza. She accepts, but it doesnt take long before travis realizes he doesnt want her in his life as an employee, but as something so much more. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Aug 08, 2014 in betraying spinoza, rebecca goldstein sets out to rediscover the fleshandblood man often hidden beneath the veneer of rigorous rationality, and to crack the mystery of the breach between the. Rebecca newberger goldstein national endowment for the. Investigating multiple genres of popular culture alongside contemporary u.
Joy, sorrow, and the feeling brain that spinoza s view of the relationship between mind and brain, as well as the. In betraying spinoza, rebecca goldstein sets out to rediscover the. A highly personal meditation on spinoza rebecca goldstein begins her study betraying spinoza. Excommunicated by amsterdam jewry in 1656, the not deeply chagrined 23yearold spinoza did not become a calvinist. In betraying spinoza, rebecca newberger goldstein sets out to rediscover the fleshandblood. To anatomize influence, you may well begin with its greatest denier, baruch spinoza. The renegade jew who gave us modernity 2006 by asking why a book on spinoza is appropriate. Indignation 9780547054841 by roth, philip and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. The renegade jew who gave us modernity jewish encounters series rebecca goldstein on.
Rebecca goldstein talked about her book, betraying spinoza. But goldstein, author of the mindbody problem and incompleteness and a professor of philosophy, reconstructs spinoza s life and traces his metaphysics to his efforts to solve the dilemmas of. Apr 29, 2010 rebecca newberger goldstein is a philosopher and acclaimed author whose other books include the novels the mindbody problem, the dark sister, and mazel, along with biographical studies of kurt godel and baruch spinoza. Online resources the spinoza research network on facebook. About rebecca goldstein rebecca goldstein is a macarthur fellow, a professor of philosophy, and the author of five novels and a collection of short stories. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. In 36 arguments for the existence of god, rebecca newberger goldstein explores the rapture and torments of religious experience in all its variety. Rebecca goldsteins poignant brief life of spinoza seems free of any ambivalence toward him, perhaps because she studies him as a melancholy instance of the increasingly vexed question of jewish identity.
Baruch spinoza antonio damasio and rebecca goldstein. Rebecca newberger goldstein received her doctorate in philosophy from princeton university. An macat library 1st edition 9781912303144, 9780429939778. The renegade jew who gave us modernity goldstein rebecca download bok. Jun 18, 2006 goldstein, a novelist and professor of philosophy, ruefully fears that we have to betray spinoza constantly, not just religiously, but by yielding to any human affect, love included. Rebecca goldstein begins her study betraying spinoza. The ethics can be a bit difficult to understand given the geometrical order it is written, but when it finally makes sense it is evident that it truly is very profound and influential deductive rationalist logic. Rebecca goldstein on reason and its limitations five books. A work of fiction and nonfiction studies of kurt godel and baruch spinoza. In this sequel to amazing grace, grace longs for the kind of family she reads about in books, but she barely remembers her own father who left home when she was small. Betraying spinoza the renegade jew who gave us modernity r.
Rebecca goldstein on betraying spinoza the renegade jew who. Edna beilenson was active in the typophiles, a body of men surrounded by paul. Among many other works, edna beilenson produced a series of small peter pauper press cook books beginning in 1950, which were decoratively bound and beautifully printed. So in the summer of 1930, amid his sailing and ruminations in caputh, he composed a credo, what i believe, that he recorded for a humanrights group and later published. Rebecca goldstein primary author only author division. Goldstein has elucidated the ideas of spinoza and godel, while in fiction, she deploys wit and drama to help us understand the great human conflict between thought and feeling. As a lastditch effort to convince her to stay, he offers her an allexpense paid weekend trip to his familys remote wilderness lodge. Winner of the 2006 koret international jewish book award in jewish thought. His ethics exiles contingency, singularity and all scenes.14 304 43 723 1074 1214 1023 553 852 980 1416 179 1176 1525 1412 772 1081 74 336 1578 1084 98 466 1409 564 502 141 789 1394 403 254 271 747 307 950 391 205 100 790