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Bauer, Bruno
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[German Version]

(Sep 6, 1809, Eisenberg, Thüringen – Apr 13, 1882, Rixdorf, near Berlin).

I. Life – II. Work – III. Influence

I. Life

The son of a porcelain painter, Bauer studied philosophy and theology in Berlin. He was one of the most talented students of G.W.F. Hegel, who recommended him in 1829 for the Prussian prize in philosophy for his work De pulchri principiis (D. Moggach & W. Schultze, eds., 1996 [bibl.]). He cultivated close contacts with J.K.W. Vatke and P.K. Marheineke, who supported him. In 1834, unde…

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Mehlhausen, Joachim, “Bauer, Bruno”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 July 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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