Friedrich Christian Baumeister

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Friedrich Christian Baumeister.

Friedrich Christian Baumeister (17 July 1709 – 8 October 1785) was a German philosopher.

Baumeister studied philosophy in Jena and Wittenberg. He became director of the Görlitz gymnasium in 1736. His textbooks propagated the metaphysics of Christian Wolff.[1]

Works[edit]

  • Philosophia definitiva, 1735. 1767 edition available online
  • Institutiones philosophiae rationalis : methodo Wolfii conscriptae, 1735
  • Institutiones metaphysicae : ontologiam, cosmologiam, psychologiam, theologiam denique naturalem complexae, 1738 and 1751
  • Historia doctrinae de mundo optimo, 1741
  • Elementa philosophiae recentioris : usibus iuventutis scholasticae accommodata, 1747

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kühn, Manfred (2006), "Baxter, Andrew", in Haakonssen, Knud, The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Philosophy, 2, Cambridge University Press, p. 1145

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