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Trendelenburg, Friedrich Adolf (1802–72)

DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-DC115-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 2003
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Article Summary

Trendelenburg was a philosopher, Aristotelian scholar and legal theorist who was known primarily because of his close critical analyses of Aristotle and his attempts to find a middle way between idealism and realism, which led to his argument with Kuno Fischer regarding Kant’s theory of space. Although he never founded any philosophical school he had great influence on a number of philosophers, including Hermann Cohen, Wilhelm Dilthey and Friedrich Paulsen.

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Adair-Toteff, Christopher. Trendelenburg, Friedrich Adolf (1802–72), 2003, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-DC115-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis,
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