Baruch Spinoza

(1632—1677) Dutch philosopher, of Portuguese-Jewish descent

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 (1632–77) Leading Dutch-Jewish philosopher,

banned by the Portuguese Jewish community in 1656, probably because of his criticisms of the Scriptures (but possibly because of a financial dispute with the community). ...

Subjects: Philosophy.

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