What were Baruch Spinoza’s ideas and what was it about the time
What were Baruch Spinoza’s ideas and what was it about the time and place he lived in that shaped them, and made it possible for him to state them publicly?
Please read the two articles and the podcast episode included in this week’s module, along with the relevant passages in your textbook, and write an essay in response to the following question:
Your essay must contain multiple paragraphs and be no less than 500 words in length. Please confine your discussion to the articles, podcast and, to the extent it is helpful, your textbook. If you feel the need to do some reading outside of those two sources, feel free, but please do not introduce outside sources into your essay.
Citations are not necessary. Please paraphrase rather than quote. If you commit plagiarism (including, but not limited to, cutting and pasting text from the web, making slight alterations to it, and presenting it as original work), I will have no choice but to assign you an F for the course and refer you to the Office of Student Affairs.
In 1656, Baruch Spinoza excommunication from the Portuguese-Jewish community was the hashes ruling ever. It is not clear what crime he had committed to deserve such punishment. The controversies were evoked by heretic Baruch’s writings which inclined to challenge the political and religious aspects of the society……………………..