Classics Archive - Classic Books Online
     Home  |   Search  |   Download eBooks  |   FAQs  |   Contact  |   Resources
 

Improvement of Understanding - Spinoza

Download: Improvement of Understanding - Spinoza


First Page | Previous Page | Page 1 of 61 | Next Page | Last Page


On the Improvement of the Understanding
(Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect)

by Baruch Spinoza  [Benedict de Spinoza]

Translated by R. H. M. Elwes

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

1   On the Improvement of the Understanding
3   Of the ordinary objects of men's desires
12  Of the true and final good
17  Certain rules of life
19  Of the four modes of perception
25  Of the best mode of perception
33  Of the instruments of the intellect, or true ideas
43  Answers to objections

   
First part of method:

50  Distinction of true ideas from fictitious ideas
64  And from false ideas
77  Of doubt
81  Of memory and forgetfulness
86  Mental hindrances from words - and from the popular confusion
First Page | Previous Page | Page 1 of 61 | Next Page | Last Page