A recent post on the Ethics book page, is a request from a reader to write me a testimonial.Even though the book is titled "Ethics", I don't think it is ethical to write testimonials. Here's why.Ethics is not an ethical theory; it is a normative theory.I'm not sure what you'd call this type of thing, but here's what I mean:I would be very careful if I wrote a testimonial for
"I was extremely surprised to find that ethics is actually an important subject. Spinoza's Ethics is a book I will keep in my personal library and give to my children.""This is a great book. It includes the best arguments for the importance of ethics, and shows that people ought to be ethically motivated. It is a practical book, complete with examples, illustrations, and clear explanations.""Spinoza's Ethics was a crucial influence on my own
In 1697 the Central European philosopher Baruch Spinoza lived in Amsterdam. On the one hand, he was an educated and far-seeing man, but on the other hand, he was a Jew of Ashkenazic background.One of Spinoza's friends was a publisher Adam Jehuda, who bought copies of the first edition of Spinoza's Ethics and sold them to his customers. The book was published by "Spinozist" in 16
I needed to write a literature review about Ethics and Inside The Outside books. I read Ethics with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. Baruch Spinoza is a wonderful writer.