Pantheism

[Revised entry by William Mander on July 7, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] The term 'pantheism' is a modern one, possibly first appearing in the writing of the Irish freethinker John Toland
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[Revised entry by William Mander on July 7, 2016. Changes to: Bibliography] The term 'pantheism' is a modern one, possibly first appearing in the writing of the Irish freethinker John Toland (1705) and constructed from the Greek roots pan (all) and theos (God). But if not the name, the ideas themselves are very ancient, and any survey of the history of philosophy will uncover numerous pantheist or pantheistically inclined thinkers; although it should also be noted that in many cases all that history has preserved...

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