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Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768–1834)

Schleiermacher, Friedrich Ernst Daniel (shlī’er-mäċh”er). A noted German theologian and philosopher; born at Breslau, Nov. 21, 1768; died at Berlin, Feb. 12, 1834. His principles of theological criticism are laid down in ‘Christian Belief according to the Fundamental Doctrines of the Evangelical Church’ (2 vols., 1821–22); a sequel to this is ‘Christian Morals’ (1843); to show the consistency of his principles with the teachings of Christ, he wrote an ‘Introduction to the New Testament’ and a ‘Life of Jesus’ (1850). Among his writings on philosophy are: ‘Dialectics’ (1830); ‘A System of Ethics’ (1835); ‘Psychology’ (1835); ‘Æsthetics’ (1842).