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Feuerbach, Ludwig
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I. Life – II. Work – III. Influence

(Jul 28, 1804, Landshut – Sep 13, 1872, Rechenberg, near Nürnberg)

I. Life

The son of the legal theoretician Paul Johann Anselm (Ritter von) Feuerbach, he studied theology in Heidelberg especially under C. Daubl and philosophy in Berlin under G.F.W. Hegel. In Erlangen, he enrolled in botany, anatomy, and physiology (De ratione, una, universali, infinita), and in 1829–1832 was active as Privatdozent. The anonymous publication of his Gedanken über Tod und Unsterblic…

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Janowski, J. Christine, “Feuerbach, Ludwig”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 02 December 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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