Deus sive Natura

A small silverpoint drawing  donated to Dear Fleisher

Deus sive Natura

Silver point drawing on gessoed panel. 4″ x 6″. 2014

Spinoza contends that “Deus sive Natura” is a being of infinitely many attributes, of which thought and extension are two. His account of the nature of reality, then, seems to treat the physical and mental worlds as intertwined, causally related, and deriving from the same substance.