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Bollnow, Otto Friedrich
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(Mar 14, 1903, Stettin – Feb 7, 1991, Tübingen) studied in Berlin, received his doctorate in physics in 1925 from Göttingen, with further studies of philosophy with Georg Misch and H. Nohl; he taught in the Odenwald School, habilitated in philosophy in 1931, became professor of pedagogy in Gießen in 1939, in Mainz in 1946, and held a chair in philosophy in Tübingen from 1953. Bollnow's publications included treatments of history (on Romanticism, the philosophy of W. Dilthey), the systematic philosophy of pedagogy (the philosophy of life, existentialism, li…

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Schweitzer, Friedrich, “Bollnow, Otto Friedrich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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