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A Theologico-Political Treatise Part 1 Chapters I to V Baruch Spinoza a Theologico-Political Treatise Part 1 Chapters I to V

By Elwes, R. H. M.

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Title: A Theologico-Political Treatise Part 1 Chapters I to V Baruch Spinoza a Theologico-Political Treatise Part 1 Chapters I to V  
Author: Elwes, R. H. M.
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Excerpt: A Theologico-Political Treatise: Part One -- Chapters One through Five by Baruch Spinoza, translated by R.H.M. Elwes.

Table of Contents
Contents CHAPTER I ? Of Prophecy Definition of prophecy. Distinction between revelation to Moses and to the other prophets. Between Christ and other recipients of revelation. Ambiguity of the word ?Spirit.? The different senses in which things may be referred to God. Different senses of ?Spirit of God.? Prophets perceived revelation by imagination. CHAPTER II ? Of Prophets. A mistake to suppose that prophecy can give knowledge of phenomena Certainty of prophecy based on: (1) Vividness of imagination, (2) A Sign, (3) Goodness of the Prophet. Variation of prophecy with the temperament and opinions of the individual

 
 



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