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Eduard von Hartmann (1842–1906)

Hartmann, Eduard von (härt’män). A German philosopher; born at Berlin, Feb. 23, 1842; died on June 6, 1906. His great work is ‘The Philosophy of the Unconscious’ (1868); in the later editions of this work are incorporated his ‘Physiology of the Nerve-Centres’ (1876); ‘The Truth and the Error in Darwinism’ (1875); and ‘The Unconscious from the Standpoint of Physiology and the Doctrine of Descent’ (1872). He wrote many other books, among them ‘The Ethical Consciousness’ (1879); ‘The Philosophy of Religion’ (2d ed. 1888); ‘Æsthetics’ (2 vols., 1886–87); ‘History of Metaphysics’ (1900); ‘The Problem of Life’ (1906).