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Lebensgeschichte
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Title of the autobiography of the philosopher and Jewish Enlightenment scholar Salomon Maimon (1753–1800), published in two volumes in 1792 and 1793 by Karl Philipp Moritz. In his Lebensgeschichte, Maimon depicts how the “favourite inclination to the study of the sciences” (as he says in the foreword) impelled him from Poland-Lithuania to Berlin, where he participated in the sch…

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Ehrensperger, Florian, “Lebensgeschichte”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 25 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0441>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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