Crusius, Christian August

Crusius, Christian August

(krĭs`tēän ou`go͝ost kro͞o`zēo͝os), 1715–75, German philosopher and theologian. He was educated at the Univ. of Leipzig, where he became professor of philosophy (1744) and theology (1750). He opposed the philosophies of G. W. Leibniz and Christian Wolff and strongly influenced the early writings of Immanuel KantKant, Immanuel
, 1724–1804, German metaphysician, one of the greatest figures in philosophy, b. Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia). Early Life and Works
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. None of his many works has been translated into English.
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