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Baruch Spinoza

Baruch Spinoza was a Jewish philosopher of the 17th century who was in many ways ahead of his time, and therefore he did not have an easy life. Many 20th century philosophers regard him highly, because he is a very consistent thinker who begins with simple assumptions and draws radical conclusions. He claims that there is a unity in all that exists; everything happens according to a deep regularity, and that there is an identity of spirit and nature. Here is a short biography of Baruch Spinoza  (1632-1677), quoted from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Biography Baruch Spinoza was born...