d'Holbach Paul-Henri-Dietrich

<history of philosophy, biography> french philosopher (1723-1789). Even among fellow Encyclopedists, d'Holbach was noted for his vigorous materialism and the virulence of his atheistic attacks on revealed religion and deism in Le Christianisme devoile (Christianity Unmasked) (1761) and Systeme de la nature (The System of Nature) (1770).

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