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 (foi′ər-bäKH′), Ludwig Andreas von 1804-1872.
German philosopher and anthropologist whose major work, The Essence of Christianity (1841), maintains that religion and divinity are projections of human nature.

Feuerbach

(German ˈfɔɪərbax)
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(Biography) Ludwig Andreas (ˈluːtvɪç anˈdreːas). 1804–72, German materialist philosopher: in The Essence of Christianity (1841), translated into English by George Eliot (1853), he maintained that God is merely an outward projection of man's inner self
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Paul while traveling about the Mediterranean; and at the behest of Ottilie Assing, read the philosophy of the atheist Feuerbach. Even within Dilbeck's limited discussion of his later religious rhetoric, the place of Christianity within American imperialism and concepts of Western civilization that occupied Douglass at that time never enters the conversation.
O fio vermelho que atravessa a trajetoria de Marx nesses dois anos decisivos de sua vida intelectual [1843 e 1844] conduz a um emaranhado teorico composto de uma mescla de continuidade e ruptura com relacao ao pensamento de Hegel e Feuerbach, bem como de tentativas do autor de desembaracar-se dessas influencias e propor o esboco de uma teoria nova e absolutamente original.
Feuerbach se habia destacado entre los interpretes de Hegel, tomando del maestro el concepto de <<alienacion>>.
Asi, Feuerbach en 1850 escribio <<El hombre es lo que come>> (Der Mensch ist, was er isst) (Lemke, 2011: 1), reivindicando la necesidad del acceso del proletariado a una buena alimentacion.
Unlike Husserl, who also studied under Brentano, Freud fell under the spell of Ludwig Feuerbach's materialistic critique of religion.
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Drawing from classical French geometry textbooks and journals, he considers such topics as the nine-point circle (Euler circle), Euler line, and Feuerbach points; the S triangles or the orthopolar triangles; Gergonne point, Nagel point, and their adjoints; Carnot circles; and Lemoine point and Lemoine circles.
Marx's critique of Feuerbach's conception of "species-being" is shown to be a response to Bauer's privileging of individual creative freedom.