WOLFF, Christian


WOLFF, Christian
(1679-1754)
   German RATIONALIST philosopher who bitterly attacked PIETISM and whose clarification and organization of PHILOSOPHY gave us such terms as MONISM, DUALISM, TELEOLOGY and COSMOLOGY. His works include Rational Philosophy or Logic (1728) and Natural Theology (1736-1737, 2 Vols.).

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  • Wolff, Christian, Freiherr (baron) von — born Jan. 24, 1679, Breslau, Silesia died April 9, 1754, Halle, Prussia German philosopher, mathematician, and scientist. He was educated at the universities of Breslau, Jena, and Leipzig and was a pupil of Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. He wrote… …   Universalium

  • Wolff, Christian von — ► (1679 1754) Filósofo y matemático alemán. Clasificó las materias filosóficas en Philosophia rationalis sive logica, Philosophia prima sive ontologia, Psychologia empirica, y Psychologia rationalis …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wolff, Christian, Freiherr (barón) von — (24 ene. 1679, Breslau, Silesia–9 abr. 1754, Halle, Prusia). Filósofo, matemático y científico alemán. Se educó en las universidades de Breslau, Jena y Leipzig y fue alumno de Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. Escribió numerosas obras sobre teología,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Вольф, Христиан фон / Wolff, Christian von — (1679 1754). Вольф подчеркивал спонтанную активность разума в противоположность представлениям Локка о разуме как совокупности простых элементов опыта. Разум состоит из способностей или функций, таких как познание, память, чувствование и желание …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • Wolff — Wolff, Christian …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Christian Lupus — Christian Wolff (philosophe) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wolff et Christian Wolff. Christian Wolff (1679 1754) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Christian Wolff (Philosophe) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wolff et Christian Wolff. Christian Wolff (1679 1754) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Christian von Wolff — Christian Wolff (philosophe) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Wolff et Christian Wolff. Christian Wolff (1679 1754) …   Wikipédia en Français


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