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|Correction||Dover page||Element||As printed:||Should be:|
|(1.)||Pg. 47:||I, Prop. IV.||"(see Ax. iv.)"||"(see Def. iv.)"|
|(2.)||Pg. 47:||I, Prop. V.||"(Deff. iii. and vi.)"||"(Deff. iii and Ax. vi.)"|
|(3.)||Pg. 60:||I, Prop. XVII., Corollary II., Note.||"...that it should not follow from the nature of a triangle, that its three interior angles should not be equal to two right angles;"||[One or the other of the words "not" should be deleted since he is clearly trying to express an "absurdity" while the statement as written is true and not absurd (i.e. it is true that it does not follow from the nature of a triangle that its three interior angles are not equal to two right angles.) Notice the double negative.]|
|(4.)||Pg. 92:||II, Prop. XIII., Corollary.||[missing]||"Hence it follows that man is composed of mind and body, and that the human body exists as we perceive it."|
|(5.)||Pg. 99:||II, Prop. XVII., Corollary., Note.||"Furthermore (II. vii. Coroll.,"||"Furthermore (II. xvii. Coroll.,"|
|(6.)||Pg. 115:||II, Prop. XLIII., Note.||"...I have set forth very clearly in II. xix and II. xxxv. with the note."||"...I have set forth very clearly in II. xix up to II. xxxv. with the note."|
|(7.)||Pg. 117:||II, Prop. XLV.||"...of the said thing (II. viii.)." and "--that is (I. vi.)"||"...of the said thing (II. viii. Coroll.)." and "--that is (I. Def. vi.)" [2 corrections]|
|(8.)||Pg. 130:||III, Prop. I.||"essence of the mind (II. x. Coroll.)"||"essence of the mind (II. xi. Coroll.)"|
|(9.)||Pg. 143:||III, Prop. XVIII.||"that is (II. xvi. Coroll.)"||"that is (II. xvi. Coroll. ii.)"|
|(10.)||Pg. 144:||III, Prop. XIX.||"in other words (III. xii. note), those"||"in other words (III. xiii. note), those"|
|(11.)||Pg. 148:||III, Prop. XXVII.||"to us (II. xvii.); in other words (II. x.)"||"to us (II. xvii. Note); in other words (II. xvi.)" [2 corrections]|
|(12.)||Pg. 150:||III, Prop. XXX., Note.||"As love (III. xiii.)"||"As love (III. xiii. Note)"|
|(13.)||Pg. 153:||III, Prop. XXXV.||"he will be (III. xiii.)"||"he will be (III. xiii. Note)"|
|(14.)||Pg. 159:||III, Prop. XLIII.||"to this extent (III. xxxviii.)"||"to this extent (III. xxx.)"|
|(15.)||Pg. 160:||III, Prop. XLV.||"in other words (III. xiii.)"||"in other words (III. xiii. Note)"|
|(16.)||Pg. 171:||III, Prop. LIX.||"referred to pleasure or pain."||"referred to pleasure or desire."[in the text of the proposition itself]|
|(17.)||Pg. 182:||III, DOE XXXIV.||"Cf. III. xxxix. note and xl."||"Cf. III. xxxix. and xli. Note" [3 corrections]|
|(18.)||Pg. 185:||III, DOE Emotion (in Explanation)||"I say, further, ... a force for existence greater than before."||"... a force for existence greater or less than before."|
|(19.)||Pg. 192:||IV, Prop. I.||"which (IV. iii.)"||"which (III. iv.)"|
|(20a.)||Pg. 197:||IV, Prop. XII.||"as contingent we are affected by"||"as contingent we are not affected by"|
|(20b.)||Pg. 197:||IV, Prop. XII.||"its existence (IV. iv.)"||"its existence (IV. Def. iv.)"|
|(21.)||Pg. 213:||IV, Prop. XXXVII. Note 1.||"to prove in Prop. xviii. of this Part"||"to prove in Prop. xviii. Note of this Part"|
|(22.)||Pg. 268:||V, Prop. XL., Corollary. Note.||"without relation to the body"||"without relation to the existing body"|