Spinoza e la contingenza

Author/s Vittorio Morfino
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2013/1 Language Italian
Pages 15 P. 175-189 File size 477 KB
DOI 10.3280/SF2013-001009
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In this essay the author tries to show that Spinoza’s negation of contingency intended as indetermination does not prevent conceiving the contingency of the mode in an even more radical way than that attributed to him by Leibniz in Ad Ethicam. Namely, the mode is not only that whose essence does not involve existence but also that whose essence itself depends on God’s immanent causality.

Keywords: Spinoza, Leibniz, God, necessity, contingency, imagination, memory, possibility

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Vittorio Morfino, Spinoza e la contingenza in "RIVISTA DI STORIA DELLA FILOSOFIA" 1/2013, pp 175-189, DOI: 10.3280/SF2013-001009