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Bernard Bolzano: Band I,2: Erbauungsreden für Akademiker (Prag 1813)

1985
227 p., 18,1 x 25,4 cm.
Cloth-bound
German
ISBN 978-3-7728-0442-7
Available
Single price:
€ 268.–
Edited by Jaromír Louzil.

This volume, published in 1813, contains the first selection of edification speeches which Bolzano had held up to that time as a professor of Catholic religious education at the University of Prague. In these speeches, Bolzano advocated pacifist and socialist ideas and called for a humane constitution which guaranteed fundamental human rights. This led to his instant dismissal in the winter semester of 1819/20. In 1828 this edition of the ›Erbauungsreden‹ (edification speeches) was put on the index of prohibited books.

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