Paul Henri Thiry, Baron d'Holbach, 1723-1789


Biographical note

French-German author, philosopher, encyclopedist and a prominent figure in the French Enlightenment. He is best known for his atheism and for his voluminous writings against religion, the most famous of them being the System of Nature.


  • System of Nature [1770]
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