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Jakob Friedrich Fries (1773–1843)

Fries, Jakob Friedrich (frēs). A German philosopher; born in Barby, Aug. 23, 1773; died at Wartburg, Aug. 10, 1843. He is a link between Kant’s system and the so-called historical school. ‘The New or Anthropological Critique of Reason’ (1807) is his most important book; although his ‘Handbook to Psychical Anthropology’ (1820), ‘System of Metaphysics’ (1824), and two or three besides, must be considered in an estimation of his position in German letters.