Johann Christian Lossius

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Johann Christian Lossius (22 April 1743 in Liebstadt near Weimar – 8 January 1813 in Erfurt) was a German materialist philosopher.

He studied at Jena. Appointed professor of philosophy at Erfurt in 1770, he became professor of theology there in 1772.[1]

Works[edit]

  • Physiche Ursachen des Wahren, 1775
  • Unterricht der gesunden Vernunft, 1776
  • Neues Philosophisches Reallexicon oder Wörterbuch der gesamten Philosophischen Wissenschaften, 1803

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thiel, Udo (2006), "Lossius, Johann Christian", in Haakonssen, Knud, The Cambridge History of Eighteenth-Century Philosophy, 2, Cambridge University Press, pp. 1199–1200