Spinoza's Political Psychology: The Taming of Fortune and Fear: Book Review

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Abstract

For Aristotle, the purpose of the state is the flourishing of human individuals. For early modern political philosophers, the purpose of the state is the flourishing of the whole. The civil state fosters attitudes and activities through which human beings can achieve social cohesion and national prosperity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)211-214
Number of pages4
JournalThe Philosophical Quarterly
Volume71
Issue number1
Early online date2 Jun 2020
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2021

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