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By Han Van Ruler, Anthony Uhlmann, Martin Wilson

ISBN-10: 9004154671

ISBN-13: 9789004154674

ISBN-10: 9047411382

ISBN-13: 9789047411383

This new English variation of Arnold Geulincx Ethics is the 1st whole variation to seem in a latest language and comprises notes by means of the good Irish author Samuel Beckett, who indicated that Geulincx used to be a key effect on his works.

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58 As will become clear from Anthony Uhlmann’s essay further on in this volume, Samuel Beckett was equally struck by the imagery of Geulincx’ moral and metaphysical work. Others, however, judged it in very different terms. The German lawyer and philosopher Christian Thomasius (1655–1728) profoundly distrusted the efforts to derive a moral philosophy from Cartesian physics. 60 When Cornelis Verhoeven published Geulincx’ Van de Hooft-deuchden in a new Dutch edition in 58 Cornelis Verhoeven, Het axioma van Geulincx, Bilthoven: Ambo, 1973, 78.

62 David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature I, 3, 14, ed. A. H. Nidditch, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978, 160. 63 Arnold Geulincx, Metaphysica Vera, Part 3, ‘Tertia Scientia’, in Opera II, 188 and 288. Translations from Metaphysics, 97–98. 64 Geulincx, Metaphysica Vera, Part 3, ‘Tertia Scientia’, 3rd Annotation to p. 191, in Opera II, 290–291. Translations from Metaphysics, 104–105. introduction xl It is quite clear that Geulincx had written and rewritten his first Treatise of Ethics in the 1660s in a continuous state of intellectual thrill.

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