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Apparently he ﬁnds the key through Scotus’ account of formal distinction and Stoic semantics. However, the arguments are poor and vague and leave the reader confused both as to what he means by the term ‘attribute’ and how he is supposed to have demonstrated that each attribute relates to the same substance. Ambiguity in this sense is not a clever aesthetic: it is a device to enable him to move from one insecure premise to another. Explication During this section I will assume that above arguments are secure.
With a no parts doctrine, however, it is more difﬁcult to see how the extensions could be considered to be equivalent. Perhaps one solution is to begin with the perfect nature of the attribute. If each attribute is unlimited (conceived per se) then it is inﬁnite and perfect. Because there are inﬁnite attributes and because there can be no interaction between these attributes, no form is inferior or superior to another. Thus, we can conclude, that all forms of being are equal. Alternatively we could argue that all attributes are qualities and corresponding to each inﬁnite quality is an inﬁnite quantity.
Otherwise, Deleuze might argue that all functional expressions can be substituted, the principle of equality, and that the content of ‘the thought’ remains the same whether one says ‘is extended’ or ‘is thought’. The ‘thought’ is the designated logical object. This logical object is the object of the deﬁnition that could appear in different guises. This would make sense of various passages referring to the ‘conversion’ of the inﬁnity of attributes to absolute inﬁnity. Frege himself argued that to take a concept and its extension, and indeed the 36 Deleuze and Spinoza ‘thought’, as an object of investigation requires there to be a conversion.