By the end of about by part five of the Ethics, he’s talking about a kind of immortality that we can achieve, that all of us can achieve through understanding ourselves, to be determined by the whole — determinate order, his view of what reality is, this whole system of necessary connections, that we necessarily had followed from for a brief — for some term, and that one takes a kind of solace in this, but it’s very cold consolation.1 It’s not a personal immortality. And he probably — and he does say the wise man thinks the least of all things, of death and his — his life and a contemplation on life and not on death.2 But that’s the wise man, he thinks it’s not achievable for most of us.

  1. Hours Of Life, Unreasonable Reason []
  2. Mortality []
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