Baruch Spinoza, Dutch Philosopher

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  • Name: Baruch (or Benedict) Spinoza
  • Birth: November 24, 1632, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Death: February 21, 1677, The Hague, Netherlands
  • Languages: Latin, Portuguese, Hebrew, Spanish, Dutch, perhaps French
  • Who he was: Dutch-born Portuguese Jewish philosopher whose writings laid the groundwork for the Enlightenment and modern biblical criticism. His magnum opus was the Ethics.
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GBWW (+10YP)

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