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Encyclopedia > Hans Blumenberg

Hans Blumenberg was born on July 13 1920 in Lubeck, Germany. He is known for his study of philosophy, mainly Germanistik and classical philosophy (1939-47). He died on March 28, 1996 from Westphalia. Statistics State: Schleswig-Holstein District: Independent city Area: 214. ... These five broad types of question are called analytical or logical, epistemological, ethical, metaphysical, and aesthetic respectively. ...

He wrote many famous writings including:

  • (1947) Thesis of contributions for the problem of the originalness of the mittelalterlichscholastischen Ontologie (unpublished).
  • (1950) Habilitation in Kiel with the study the ontologische distance. An investigation on the Krisis of the Phaenomenologie Husserls (unpublished).
  • (1966) The legitimacy of the modern times.
  • (1981) The genesis of the kopernikanischen world. The legibility of the world.
  • (1986) Work on the myth. Lifetime and world time.

During his lifetime he was a member of the senate of the German research council, a professor at several universities in Germany and a joint founder of the research group "Poetik and Hermeneutik".

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