- 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
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The system of Spinoza is less personal and also less dualistic than that of Descartes.Meno
"'Tis a Greek goddess," said Spinoza with labored lightness.
Spinoza sat down on his truckle-bed with a great sigh of content.
"Thou forgettest to reckon with the mathematics," laughed Spinoza.
"'Tis not the way to help or uplift mankind," said Spinoza mildly.
- 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)
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