Harald Hoffding

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Date of Birth: 04/11/1843

Age: 88

Place of birth: Copenhagen

Citizenship: Denmark


Hoffding (Hoffding) Harald (04.11.1843 - 02.06.1931) - Danish idealist philosopher, historian of philosophy, psychology. Since 1883 - professor at the University of Copenhagen. In 1915 he left teaching. It is based on the ideas of Kant, Schopenhauer, Hegel. He identifies three periods of development of philosophical consciousness (animism, Platonism, positivism). I treat the mind as the highest form of biological development. It is assumed that the properties of the individual psychological elements are defined by a set of connections and relationships in which they are included. He is the methodological setting, which received the name of the step Hoffding.


On the principles of ethics. Odessa, 1898;

Philosophical problems. M., 1905;

Psychological basis of logical reasoning. M., 1908;

The history of modern philosophy. St. Petersburg, 1909.;

Der menschliche Gedanke. 1911

The philosophy of religion. St. Petersburg, 1912.;

Der Pationsbegriff. Lpz, 1922.;

Erkenntnistheorie und Lebensauffassung. Lpz., 1926.