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The term “Lebensphilosophie” denotes a way of thinking that is important for the understanding of a broad spectrum of scholarly, artistic, and spiritual phenomena of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, especially in Germany. It features a speculative approach to being, based on the idea that life, rather than spirit, is the true foundation of the universe. Lebensphilosophie was espo…

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Hotam, Yotam, “Lebensphilosophie”, 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_0442>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110

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