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Buddeus, Johann Franz
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(Jun 25, 1667, Anklam – Nov 19, 1729, Gotha) studied in Wittenberg from 1685 to 1689, took his master's degree there in 1687, became adjunct to the philosophical faculty, and began teaching in Jena in 1689. After teaching for one year at the Gymnasium in Coburg, he became professor of moral philosophy in 1693, professor of theology at Halle in 1704 and at Jena in 1705. As an eclectic recipient of 17th century positions, including elements of natural law from the early Enlightenmen…

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Koch, Ernst, “Buddeus, Johann Franz”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 30 May 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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