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Julien de la Mettrie (1709 - 1751)
- Julien de la Mettrie (1709 - 1751) : Julien de la Mettrie believed humans were machines that differed from other animals only in complexity. La Mettrie believed that so-called mental experiences are nothing but movements of particles in the brain. He also believed that accepting materialism would result in a better, more humane world.