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Weisse, Christian Hermann
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(Aug 10, 1801, Leipzig – Sep 19, 1866, Leipzig) studied philosophy in several places, including Leipzig, where he began lecturing in 1823. From 1828 to 1837 he taught there as associate professor of philosophy; after interruptions, he was appointed full professor in 1845. Dissociating himself from G.W.F. Hegel, he espoused a nuanced theism (II); especially in I.H. Fichte’s Zeitschrift für Philosophie und speculative Theologie, he wrote as a late advocate of Idealistic theorizing. In addition, after critical acceptance of D.F. Strauß’s Leben Jesu, he defended t…

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Christophersen, Alf, “Weisse, Christian Hermann”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_224122>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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