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Cousin, Victor (1792–1867)

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-DC018-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Article Summary

French philosopher, educationalist and historian, Victor Cousin is primarily associated with ‘Eclecticism’ and the history of philosophy, but his work also includes contributions to aesthetics, philosophy of history and political theory. He was a prolific writer and editor, and a significant figure in the development of philosophy as a professional discipline in France.

Citing this article:
Leopold, David. Cousin, Victor (1792–1867), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-DC018-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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