- Ba·ruch [buh-rook] /bəˈruk/, or Be·ne·dict de [ben-uh-dikt duh] /ˈbɛn ə dɪkt də/, 1632–77, Dutch philosopher.
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Peace, Spinoza said, is not the absence of war but the presence of justice.Tony Lewis, American, Jew, Remembered
October 24, 2013
The system of Spinoza is less personal and also less dualistic than that of Descartes.Meno
"Thou forgettest to reckon with the mathematics," laughed Spinoza.
He did not take Spinoza's outstretched hand in his but put it to his lips.
She exchanged a half-smile with Spinoza, who thrilled deliciously.
"'Tis a Greek goddess," said Spinoza with labored lightness.
- Baruch (bəˈruːk). 1632–77, Dutch philosopher who constructed a holistic metaphysical system derived from a series of hypotheses that he judged self-evident. His chief work is Ethics (1677)