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Hartmann, Nicolai
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(Feb 20, 1882, Riga, Latvia – Oct 9, 1950, Göttingen), came to philosophy, particularly that of Marburg Neo-Kantianism, by way of the study of medicine and classical philology. This led him to a critical analysis of epistemological idealism. Also influenced by the phenomenological method developed by E. Husserl and its modification by M. Scheler, Hartmann arrived at a way to a new ontology in 1921 in his work Grundzüge einer Metaphysik der Erkenntnis [Principles of a metaphysics of cognition]. This ultimately guided him into an ontological realism. Hi…

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Ströker, Elisabeth, “Hartmann, Nicolai”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 11 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_09353>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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