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Feuerbach, Ludwig Andreas

(1804–72). B. Landshut, Bavaria; philos.; pupil of G. W. F. Hegel*; abandoned Hegelian idealism*; adopted atheism*; explained religion anthropologically; God, heaven, eternal life, are merely human desires; propagated sensualism. Works include Das Wesen des Christentums; Grundsätze der Philosophie der Zukunft; Das Wesen der Religion. See also Ethics, 4.

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