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...Aemilius, Antonius Antonius Aemilius (also known as Anton Melis, or Emilius) was born in Aachen (Germany) in 1589 as the son of a Dutch merchant and administrator. When the political situation allowed it and Protestant rule was secured...
...Johann [I] Bernoulli was born in Basle in 1667 and died there in 1748. He was the son of the merchant Nikolaus Bernoulli and a younger brother of Jakob [I] Bernoulli . His father destined him to take over the family business, but, like his...
...Amory, Thomas Thomas Amory was born in England of Irish descent. He spent at least part of his youth in Ireland, probably in Dublin, where he says he knew Swift Swift, Jonathan . He spent at least the last thirty years of his life...

Rappolt, Karl Heinrich (1702–53)

Manfred Kuehn

Manfred Kuehn is Professor of Philosophy at Boston University, USA. He has received Fellowships from the Canada Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Advanced Studies of the University of Edinburgh. He has taught in Canada, Germany and the U.S.A., and was Visiting Professor at the University of Hamburg, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Karl Heinrich Rappolt was born in Königsberg in 1702. He died relatively young, in 1753, as an associate professor of physics at the University of Königsberg. He studied first in Königsberg, where he came under the influence of Johann...
...Friedrich Casimir Carl von Creuz was born in Homburg on 24 November 1724 and died on 6 November 1770. Creuz was descended from impoverished Silesian nobility. For a brief period of time, he was taught by two tutors and the rector...
...Franz Volkmar Reinhard was born in Vohenstrauß (Upper Palatinate) in 1753 and died in Dresden in 1812. He was the son of a preacher. From 1768 to 1773, he attended the Gymnasium in Regensburg. After that, he studied philosophy and theology...

Eberstein, Wilhelm Ludwig Gottlob von (1762–1805)

Riccardo Pozzo

Riccardo Pozzo is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Verona, Italy. He is the foremost living scholar on Georg Friedrich Meier and his books include Meier’s Vernunftlehre (2000) and Kant und das Problem einer Einleitung in die Logik (1989). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Wolff, Christian Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm Gellert, Christian Fürchtegott Ernesti, Johann August Ebert, Johann Jakob Eberstein, Wilhelm Ludwig Gottlob von Eberhard, Johann August The baron Wilhelm Ludwig Gottlob von Eberstein was born...
...Synge, Edward, the elder Edward Synge was born at Inishannon, Co. Cork on 6 April 1659, and died at Tuam on 24 July 1741. He was the second son of Edward Synge, Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. He attended Cork Grammar School, and went up...
...Johann Andreas Fabricius was born in Dodendorf near Magdeburg in 1696. He died in Nordhausen in 1769. He studied philosophy, theology and history first in Helmstedt (1713–14) and then in Leipzig, where his teacher was Andreas Rüdiger ,...
...David Samuel Daniel Wyttenbach was born in Berne on 26 June 1706 and died in Marburg on 29 June 1779. He was a descendant of an old-established Swiss family of theologians, and father of the humanist Daniel Albert Wyttenbach . He himself...