Tag Archive: Adam Smith

May 07

May 7: David Hume

David Hume

Boswell reported that whenever Hume “heard a man was religious, he concluded that he was a rascal.”

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Dec 08

December 8: Baron d’Holbach

Baron D'Holbach

Baron D’Holbach (1723) Many men without morals have attacked religion because it was contrary to their inclinations. Many wise men have despised it because it seemed to them ridiculous. Many persons have regarded it with indifference, because they have never felt its true disadvantages. But it is as a citizen that I attack it, because …

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Dec 14

December 14: Pierre Samuel Dupont

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours

As Dupont explained in his Philosophie de l’univers (1796), he was a Deist.

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