Johann Bernhard Merian
Merian studied at the University of Basle, gaining his doctorate in 1740. He became a member of the Class for Speculative Philosophy of the Berlin Academy in 1750, and director of the Class for Belles-Lettres in 1771. From 1797 he was permanent Secretary of the Academy.
- Thiel, Udo (2006), "Merian, Johann Bernhard", in Haakonssen, Knud, The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Philosophy, 2, Cambridge University Press, p. 1204
- These have been edited and republished as Sur le problème de Molyneux, ed. F. Markovits, Paris, 1984
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