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Baruch Spinoza (1632–1677)

Spinoza, Benedict (spi-nō’zä). A celebrated philosopher; born at Amsterdam, of Portuguese-Jewish parents, Nov. 23, 1632; died at The Hague, Feb. 21, 1677. He is author of a ‘Tractate on God and Man and Man’s Felicity’ (1655); ‘Theologico-Political Tractate’ (1670); ‘Ethics Demonstrated Geometrically.’ The latter is his greatest work; it was not published till after his death. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).