Baruch Spinoza is of course the philosopher behind Spinoza’s God.
Five hundred years ago Spinoza published his philosophy. So ‘thinking outside the box‘ has been around at least since the early modern period. When it comes to modern philosophy Bento is ahead of his time considering he died way back in 1677.
Credit: Nadler, Steven, “Baruch Spinoza”, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Summer 2020 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = <https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/sum2020/entries/spinoza/>