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Feu·er·bach(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.
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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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