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Spinoza’s Politics of Immanent Transcendence

Authors: Joseph Bermas-Dawes (PhD candidate at DePaul University.) & A. Kiarina Kordela (Professor of German at Macalester College.) Essential to Spinoza’s argumentation in the Theologico-Political Treatise is the link between power, truth and obedience.1 Spinoza analyzes these terms not by contrasting religion and politics but rather by likening them. Obedience –to either God or political authority– can be produced out of ignorance and superstition when a subject’s passions are ...

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