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Scheibler, Christoph
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(Dec 6, 1589, Armsfeld, Waldeck – Nov 10, 1653, Dortmund), Lutheran philosopher and theologian. In 1610 he was appointed professor of Greek, logic, and metaphysics at Gießen and served as rector. In 1625 he was appointed superintendent and gymnasiarch in Dortmund. A prolific writer, Scheibler gave Lutheran Scholastic Aristotelianism a distinctive character vis-à-vis Wittenberg (J. Martini): in its more didactic logic, which included Ramist motifs (Opus logicum, 1613), and in its metaphysics, which was oriented sapientially as well as ontological…

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Sparn, Walter, “Scheibler, Christoph”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 14 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025262>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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