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Müller, Adam Heinrich
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(ennobled in 1826 as Ritter v. Nittersdorff; Jun 20, 1779, Berlin – Jan 17, 1829, Vienna), Romantic political philosopher in the period of the Restoration, converted to Catholicism in 1805. He studied law at Göttingen from 1798 to 1801. Influenced by Friedrich Gentz, the translator of E. Burke, and the historical school of jurisprudence, he became a critic of the French Revolution and the Enlightenment idea of nature. Between 1803 and 1809, while working as a tutor and private scholar in Posen (today Poznan), Dresden, and Berlin, he develop…

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Bendrath, Christian, “Müller, Adam Heinrich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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