Spinoza y el republicanismo : el problema de la libertad


Rodríguez Rial, Gabriela
Abdo Ferez, Cecilia




319 p.


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The thesis seeks to explain the relationship that Spinoza‟s philosophy can maintain with the tradition of republican thought, mainly in its definition by Pocock, Skinner and Pettit, elucidating a well-defined hypothesis: a republican interpretation of Spinoza is not problematic, but that it would keep approaches and distances with the definition of freedom as the republicans understand it. Indeed, liberty understood republicanly as opposition to potential interference would seem far from Spinoza‟s understanding of it, in more positive terms. The thesis, thus, is structured in four moments. In the first place, the state of the art around the relationship between Spinoza and republicanism is described. Then, the political, social, economic and religious conjuncture of the Netherlands during the seventeenth century is analyzed and the prevailing semantic context at that time is examined. In a third moment, it is returned to the analyzes studied at the beginning to subject them to criticism by virtue of the theoretical gains obtained in chapter 2. Finally, in the last two chapters, an elaboration is made of the republican motifs that can be found and rescued from Spinoza's work, namely, citizenship and virtue, institutions and freedom.

Título obtenido

Doctor de la Universidad de Buenos Aires en ciencias Sociales

Institución otorgante

Universidad de Buenos Aires. Facultad de Ciencias Sociales

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