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lecture notes 1/3
2 March 2017

“Both insofar as the Mind has clear and distinct ideas, and insofar as it has confused ideas, it strives, for an indefinite duration, to persevere in its being and it is conscious of the striving it has.”

Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677), Ethics (1677)
P9, Third Part, “On the Origin and Nature of the Affects”
in The Collected Works of Spinoza, Edwin Curley, ed., and trans. (1985) : 499

2 March 2017

both; clarity; clouds; conatus; confusion; notes; scribble; Spinoza