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Christian Hermann Weisse (1801–1866)

Weisse, Christian Hermann (vī’sė). A German philosopher, grandson of Christian F.; born at Leipsic, Aug. 10, 1801; died there, Sept. 19, 1866; he was professor of philosophy at Leipsic from 1845. He wrote: ‘The Idea, the Treatment, and the Sources of Mythology’ (1828); ‘System of Æsthetics as a Science’ (2 vols., 1830); ‘The Idea of Godhead’ (1833); ‘Theodicy in German Rhymes’ (1834); ‘Principles of Metaphysic’ (1835); ‘The Gospel History Treated Critically and Philosophically’ (2 vols., 1838); ‘Luther’s Christology’ (1852).