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Reinhold, Karl Leonhard
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(Oct 26, 1757, Vienna – Apr 10, 1823, Kiel), trained by the Jesuits to teach philosophy, Reinhold joined the Illuminati in 1783; in 1784 he and C.M. Wieland began publishing Der Teutsche Merkur. In the same year, he converted to Protestantism. With his eight Briefe über die Kantische Philosophie (1786; Letters on the Kantian Philosophy, 2006), he succeeded in becoming the pioneer of post-Kantian systematic philosophy in Germany. Appointed professor of philosophy in Jena in 1787, in his system of “Elementary Philosophy” he sought to s…

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Hühn, Lore, “Reinhold, Karl Leonhard”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 October 2022 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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