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Castrucci, Emanuele:
On the Idea of Potency : Juridical and Theological Roots of the Western Cultural Tradition

Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2016. - XI, 187 pp. - (Encounters in Law and Philosophy).

Contains bibliography: 169-181
Mention of Spinoza: I. The Logos of Potency. A Theoretical Introduction 4. Spinoza vs. Leibniz: 4-5 ; II. Logos of 'Potentia Dei'. 1. Potency and power. Spinoza's ethics of "potency of what is living": 8-11 ; IV. Political Theology Reconsidered. 4. Spinoza and the inadmissibility of a "theological constitutionalism": 52-56 ; 5. Schmitt's interpretation of Spinoza: the link between "constitutive potency" and "constituent power": 56-60 ; ferner/further: IX-XI, 3-4, 5-7, 25, 37, 43, 65, 69, 132, 134, 143

Literature type: Monographs
Language: English
Thematic areas: Metaphysics / ontology, Ethics, Philosophy of politics and law, Theology / biblical hermeneutics / philosophy of religion, Previous history (e.g. Descartes, Stoicism), Reception history
Subject: E, TP, TTP
Subject (individuals): Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm ; Schmitt, Carl

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English commentary: Spinoza's position concerning the theologco-political problem at the backgroung of the tradition since antiquity and during modernity up to Nietzsche and Carl Scmitt (cf. esp. p. 65, no. 4)

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