Jacques de la Faye

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Jacques de la Faye was a 17th-18th century French writer whose Defensio Religionis ('"Defense of Religion') a 251-page critique of the pantheism of John Toland, was published at Utrecht in 1709. De la Faye's was the first recorded use of the word, "pantheism".


  • Jonathan Irvine Israel, Radical Enlightenment: Philosophy and the Making of Modernity, 1650-1750 (2001) p. 611-612. ISBN 0-19-925456-7.

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