Hermann Cohen

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Date of Birth: 07/04/1842

Age: 75

Place of birth: Coswig

Citizenship: Germany


Hermann Cohen was born in the town of Coswig, part of the district of Wittenberg in the federal state of Anhalt in Germany. He graduated from the school in Dessau and the Jewish Theological Seminary in Breslau, the capital of Silesia (Breslau, Wroclaw). After graduating from the seminary he continued his studies at the University of Breslau, Berlin and Halle.

In 1871 he wrote the work "Kant`s Theory of Experience", which attracted the attention of professors of philosophy in Marburg Friedrich Albert Lange, and at his invitation Cohen moved to Marburg.

In 1873, Cohen defended his doctoral thesis, becoming a lecturer Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Marburg, and devotes himself to the study of the philosophical heritage of Kant. In 1875, Cohen was elected an extraordinary professor, and the next in 1876 - an ordinary professor, zanyavkafedru vacated by the death of FA Lange. Prior to his retirement in 1912, teaching at Marburg. In the same year he moved to Berlin, where his death, in 1918, lectures and seminars at the Graduate School of Jewish Studies in Berlin (Hochschule f & # 252; r die Wissenschaft des Judentums).. In 1914 he traveled to Russia, where three cities - Warsaw, then part of the Russian Empire, St. Petersburg and Moscow - public lectures on the significance of Jewry.

In 1902, Hermann Cohen was one of the founders of the "Jewish studies support the Company", edited and published last philosophical work of Friedrich Albert Lange "Logic Studi