Miklaszewska, Justyna; Tomaszewska, Anna
June 2014
Diametros: An Online Journal of Philosophy;2014, Issue 40, p1
Academic Journal
This brief ''Introduction'' to the volume discusses the general idea of the special edition of the journal, which is dedicated to the radicalism of the Enlightenment in the context of Jonathan Israel's recent work on the Enlightenment, and highlights the topics of the articles contained in the edition.


Related Articles

  • SPINOZA, ENLIGHTENMENT, AND CLASSICAL GERMAN PHILOSOPHY. Gardner, Sebastian // Diametros: An Online Journal of Philosophy;2014, Issue 40, p22 

    This paper offers a critical discussion of Jonathan Israel's thesis that the political and moral ideas and values which define liberal democratic modernity should be regarded as the legacy of the Radical Enlightenment and thus as deriving from Spinoza. What I take issue with is not Israel's map...

  • THE LEGACY OF SPINOZA. THE ENLIGHTENMENT ACCORDING TO JONATHAN ISRAEL. Gut, Przemys┼éaw // Diametros: An Online Journal of Philosophy;2014, Issue 40, p45 

    The aim of the paper is to present and analyze the interpretation of the Enlightenment which has recently been proposed by Jonathan Israel, with the focus on its philosophical aspect as opposed to the historical one. The paper consists of two parts. The task of the first part is reconstructive:...

  • CONSIDERING HIGHER CRITICISM: The Relationship of Authenticity to Authority. Cone, Christopher B. // Journal of Dispensational Theology;Apr2012, Vol. 16 Issue 47, p7 

    The article focuses on the relationship of biblical authenticity and authority, and its impact of biblical criticism. It explores the views of several philosophers about the authenticity and authority of the text in the Bible including Benedict Spinoza, Louis Wallis, and Thomas Hobbes. According...

  • Does Spinoza Think the Bible Is Sacred? LEVENE, NANCY // Jewish Quarterly Review;Fall2011, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p545 

    A literary criticism is presented on Dutch religious philosopher Baruch de Spinoza's "Theologico-Political Treatise," or "Theological-Political Treatise." The author discusses Spinoza's interchangeable usage of the terms Bible and Scripture in his work, religious factionalism within Judaism, and...

  • Gersonides and Spinoza on Conatus. Harvey, Warren Zev // Aleph: Historical Studies in Science & Judaism;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p273 

    Pursuing ideas of Aristotle and Averroes, Gersonides (1288-1344) argued that Nature "preserves" (fomer) the existence of animals and plants and moreover "endeavors" (yiftaddel) to do so. He expressed these ideas in his supercommentaries on Averroes's Aristotelian commentaries (1321-1324),...

  • Scripture and Truth: A Problem in Spinoza's Tractatus Theologico-Politicus. Nadler, Steven // Journal of the History of Ideas;Oct2013, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p623 

    An essay is presented that discusses the relation between Scripture and truth in the book "Tractatus Theologico-Politicus" ("TTP"), by philosopher Benedictus de Spinoza. Topics include Spinoza's views on biblical prophecy and the imagination, his approach to biblical hermeneutics in relation to...

  • Spinoza's Liberal Republicanism and the Challenge of Revealed Religion. Herold, Aaron L. // Political Research Quarterly;Jun2014, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p239 

    Spinoza's Theologico-Political Treatise is a foundational liberal work whose republican teaching also anticipates today's communitarian critiques. Those critiques reopen the Treatise's guiding question of whether politics must be grounded in a religious teaching, and they compel us to reconsider...

  • HOW RADICAL WAS THE ENLIGHTENMENT? WHAT DO WE MEAN BY RADICAL? Jacob, Margaret C. // Diametros: An Online Journal of Philosophy;2014, Issue 40, p99 

    The Radical Enlightenment has been much discussed and its original meaning somewhat distorted. In 1981 my concept of the storm that unleashed a new, transnational intellectual movement possessed a strong contextual and political element that I believed, and still believe, to be critically...

  • Spinoza, Liberalism, Science and Contemporary Judaism. Boyd, Mark; Shermis, S. Samuel // Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies;Spring2002, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p91 

    Examines the interest of philosophers, political theorists and theologians in Benedict Spinoza. Influence of Spinoza on the bridge between medieval philosophy and the Enlightenment; Connection between the philosophy of Spinoza and Judaism.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics