Theophilus Spizelius

In existographies, Theophilus Spizelius (1639-1619) was a German anti-atheism author of Radical Atheism (1666) (Ѻ)(Ѻ), wherein he differentiated (Ѻ) between two ancient strains of atheism, namely: “Epicurean atheism”, wherein the world was just matter, and “political atheism”, wherein the theory of god arose from the needs of statecraft. [1]

See also
Theophilus (c.120-184)

1. (a) Spizelius, Theophilus. (1666). Radical Atheism (1666) (Ѻ)(Ѻ). Publisher.
(b) Kors, Alan C. (2014). Atheism in France, 1650-1729, Volume I: the Orthodox Sources of Disbelief (pg. 162). Princeton University Press.

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