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Krug, Wilhelm Traugott
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(Jun 22, 1770, Radis – Jan 12, 1842, Leipzig), Protestant philosopher and successor to I. Kant at Königsberg University. Strongly influenced by Kant's philosophy as a student of theology and philosophy in Wittenberg, Jena, and Göttingen, Krug became philosophy lecturer in Wittenberg and associate of the philosophical faculty in 1794; then associate professor in Frankfurt an der Oder in 1801, full professor in Königsberg in 1805, and in Leipzig in 1809. He argued in favor of a so-called original “transcendental syntheticism” of Idealism and Realism in opposition…

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Graf, Friedrich Wilhelm, “Krug, Wilhelm Traugott”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12368>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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