Thursday 21 February 2013

Spinoza's tomb

The human Mind cannot be absolutely destroyed with the Body, but something of it remains which is eternal. (from Ethica, Part V, proposition 23)

Baruch (Benedict de) Spinoza
(24 November 1632 - 21 February 1677)
Dutch philosopher, born in Jodenbuurt in Amsterdam, buried in the churchyard of Nieuwe Kerk in Den Haag.

(Photo was taken on a sunny afternoon in May, 2010.)