Baruch Spinoza

Baruch Spinoza

Born: November 24, 1632

Died: February 21, 1677

Nationality: Dutch

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: Baruch Spinoza and later Benedict de Spinoza was a Jewish-Dutch philosopher. Revealing considerable scientific aptitude, the breadth and importance of Spinoza's work was not fully realized until years after his death. By laying the groundwork for the 18th century Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, he came to be considered one of the great rationalists of 17th-century philosophy.

Source/Notes: The Philosophy of Spinoza - Special Edition: On God, on Man, and on Man's Well Being (2010 edition), Special Edition Books - ISBN: 9781934255285

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Source/Notes: The Essential Spinoza: Ethics and Related Writings (2006 edition), Hackett Publishing - ISBN: 9781624661976

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Source/Notes: Ethics (1984 edition), Commodius Vicus - ISBN: 9781456496104