Weiller, Kajetan Von

Weiller, Kajetan von a Roman Catholic theologian of Germany, was born at Munich, Aug. 2, 1762. He studied theology and philosophy in his native place. In 1785 he received holy orders, and in 1799 he was placed in the chair of philosophy and pedagogics. The University of Landshut conferred on him the degree of doctor of philosophy in 1802, while learned societies admitted him to membership. In 1812 he was ennobled by his king, and died June 24, 1826. His writings are, Ueber die religisse Aufgabe unserer Zeit (Munich, 1819): — Das Christenthum in seinem Verhaltnisse zur Wissenschaft (ibid. 1821): — Dera Geist des altesten Katholicismus, als Grundlage fiiu jeden

spotern (ibid. 1824): — Grundriss der Philosophie (ibid. 1818): — Grundlegung der Psychologie (ibid. 1818). His orations and minor treatises are collected in his Kleine Schriften, Schulreden, etc. (3 vols. 1822-26). See Doring, Die gelehrten Theologen Deutschlands, 4:679 sq.; Winer, Handbuch deri theologischen Literatur, 1, 406, 509, 865; 2, 145. (B. P.)

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