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Martini, Jakob
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(Oct 10, 1570, Langenstein near Halberstadt – May 30, 1649, Wittenberg). Studied in Helmstedt and Wittenberg; 1597, rector in Norden, East Friesland; 1602, professor of logic and metaphysics in Wittenberg; 1613, also of ethics; 1623, professor of theology. Jakob Martini followed C. Martini in the reestablishment of metaphysics, to which he devoted three works. In his Vernunft-Spiegel (1619; Mirror of reason), one of the first philosophical works in the German language, he combatted Ramist and anti- philosophical tendencies in Lutheranism (D. Hoffmann) and este…

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Wallmann, Johannes, “Martini, Jakob”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_13666>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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