Meiners, Christoph

Meiners, Christoph a celebrated German philosopher, was born at Otterndorf, Hanover, in 1747. About his early life but little is known. He studied at the University of Gottingen, and became a professor at his alma mater in 1772. He died in 1810. He wrote, Revision der Philosophie (Gottingen,1772) :-Versuch einer Religionsgeschichte der iltesten Volker besonders Aegyptens (ibid. 1775):-Historia doctrine de vero. Deo (Lemgo, 1780, 2 vols.):-Geschichte des Ursprungs der Wissenschaften in Griechenland und Rom (ibid. 1781, 2 vols.): -Geschichte des Verfalls der Sitten und Staatsverfassung der Romer (Leips. 1782) :-Geschichte des Verfalls der Sitten, Wissenschaften und Sprache der Romer (Wien, 1791):-Geschichte aller Religionen (Hanover, 1806, 2 vols.):-Geschichte der Ethik (ibid. 1800, 2 vols.):- Untersuchungen iiber die Denk- und Willenskrafte (Gutting. 1806) :- Geschichte der Entstehung und Entwickelung der hohen Schulen (ibid. 1802,4 vols.):-Geschichte des. weiblichen Geschlechts (Hanov. 1798, 4 vols.):- Lebensbeschreibungen von Mannein aus der Zeit 'der Wiederherstellung der Wissenschaften (Zurich, 1796) :- Historische

Vergleichung der Sitten des Mittelalters mit denen unseres Jahrhunderts (Hanov. 1793, 3 vols.). Besides these, his own works, he edited, in connection with T. G. Feder, Philosophische Bibliothek (Getting. 1788- 91,4 vols.); in connection with Spittler, Gottingisches historisches Magazin (Hanov. 1787-90); Neueres Magazin (ibid. 1791-92,3 vols.).'. Meiners's literary works evince great activity, and at the same time a great variety in his themes; the most of his writings, however, are devoted to show the difference between past and present morals.

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