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Biography - Baruch Spinoza:

Dutch philosopher.
Born: 1632 - Died: 1677
Period:
17th century
Place of birth: Netherlands
Netherlands

The human mind cannot be absolutely destroyed with the body, but there remains of it something which is eternal.



Note 

Note



Part V, Prop. 23


Source: Ethics



Translation

Translation

(French, Latin, German)



French
L'âme humaine ne peut pas être absolument détruite avec le corps, mais il en demeure quelque chose qui est éternel.

Latin
Mens humana non potest cum Corpore absolute destrui, sed ejus aliquid remanet, quod aeternum est.

German
Der Menschengeist wird nicht mit dem Leibe gänzlich zerstört, sondern es bleibt von ihm etwas, was ewig ist.




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