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Pantheism
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Two Scientists

1. “That conviction of reason—bound up with deep feeling—that is revealed in the experiential world, forms my concept of God. Thus, it can also be designated, in the customary manner of expression, as pantheistic (Spinoza).” So wrote Albert Einstein in 1934, thereby inserting his ‘relation to the world’—that, in another connection, he also designated as ‘cosmic piety’—into the tradition of Jewish philosopher Baruch de Spinoza (1632–1677).1 Spinoza's formulatio…

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Gladigow, Burkhard, “Pantheism”, in: The Brill Dictionary of Religion, Edited by Kocku von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5287_bdr_COM_00337>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004124332, 20051223



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