Harry WatonIn hmolscience, Harry Waton (1871-1959) was a Russian-born American monotheism philosopher, focused on the works of Karl Marx and Benedict Spinoza, noted for []

Overview
In 1932, Waton, in his The Philosophy of Spinoza, gave the following physicalism-like argument about free will or the freedom of the will: [1]

“The will is free. Free in what sense? It is free to act according to its nature. This, in fact is true of all realities. Take steel. Steel is free to act as steel, and nothing in existence can make steel act otherwise than steel should act.”

This seems to have some Marcus Aurelius flavor, mixed in with scorpion and the frog parable logic; and the will of the steel is reminiscent of the discussions of Arthur Schopenhauer.

Marx
The following are Waton's views on Karl Marx and communism:

“Communism is the destiny of mankind. There is only one work on sociology, and only one work, and that is Marx’s Capital.”

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Education
Waton, as some cursory sources (Ѻ) indicate, is described as a Dr. and or rabbi, prolific author, and Marxism lecturer.

References
1. (a) Waton, Harry. (1931). The Kabbalah and Spinoza’s Philosophy as a Basis for and Idea of Universal History, Volume One: The Philosophy of the Kabbalah. Spinoza Institute of America.
(b) Waton, Harry. (1932). The Kabbalah and Spinoza’s Philosophy as a Basis for and Idea of Universal History, Volume Two: The Philosophy of the Spinoza (pg. 266). Spinoza Institute of America.
(c) Zucker, Morris. (1945). The Philosophy of American History: The Historical Field Theory (pg. 535). Arnold-Howard Publishing Co.
2. Waton, Harry. (date). A Program for the Jews (Ѻ). Publisher.

External links
Waton, Harry – WorldCat Identities.
● Harry Waton (1871-1959) (Dutch → English) – Spinoza.Blogse.nl.

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