Rudolf Eucken

Eucken, Rudolf Christoph

Rudolf Christoph Eucken (rōō´dôlf krĬs´tôf oik´ən), 1846–1926, German philosopher, studied at Göttingen and Berlin. He taught philosophy at Basel and became professor of philosophy at Jena (1874). His work attained wide popularity, and he won the 1908 Nobel Prize in Literature. In 1912 he lectured at Harvard. His philosophy, known as activism, stressed personal ethical effort rather than intellectual idealism. English translations of his work include The Truth of Religion (1901), The Life of the Spirit (1909), and Knowledge and Life (1913).

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FREE! The Truth of Religion
Rudolf Eucken; W. Tudor Jones.
G P Putnams Sons, 1913 (2nd edition)
FREE! The Life of the Spirit: An Introduction to Philosophy
Rudolf Eucken; F. L. Pogson.
Williams & Norgate, 1909 (2nd edition)
FREE! The Fundamental Concepts of Modern Philosophic Thought
Rudolph Eucken; M. Stuart Phelps.
D. Appleton, 1880
FREE! Life's Basis and Life's Ideal: The Fundamentals of a New Philosophy of Life
Rudolf Eucken; Alban G. Widgery.
A. and C. Black, 1911
FREE! Main Currents of Modern Thought: A Study of the Spiritual and Intellectual Movements of the Present Day
Rudolf Eucken; Meyrick Booth.
T. F. Unwin, 1912
FREE! The Problem of Human Life as Viewed by the Great Thinkers from Plato to the Present Time
Rudolf Eucken; Williston S. Hough; Erdmann; Erdmann; W. R. Boyce Gibson.
C. Scribner's Sons, 1909
FREE! Christianity and the New Idealism: A Study in the Religious Philosophy of To-Day
Rudolf Eucken; Lucy Judge Gibson; W. R. Boyce Gibson.
Harper & Brothers, 1912
Librarian’s tip: The author of this book won the 1908 Nobel Prize in Literature
FREE! Socialism: An Analysis
Rudolf Eucken; Joseph McCabe.
C. Scribners Sons, 1922
The Individual and Society
Rudolf Eucken; W. R. V. Brade.
Faith Press, 1923
The Reign of Religion in Contemporary Philosophy
S. Radhakrishnan.
MacMillan, 1920
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 10 "The New Idealism of Rudolf Eucken"
Contemporary Thought of Germany
W. Tudor Jones.
A.A. Knopf, vol.1, 1931
Librarian’s tip: "Rudolf Eucken (1846-1926)" begins on p. 263
The Nobel Prize Winners in Literature
Annie Russell Marble.
D. Appleton, 1925
Librarian’s tip: "Rudolf Eucken: German Philosopher" begins on p. 48
Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers
Stuart Brown; Diané Collinson; Robert Wilkinson.
Routledge, 1996
Librarian’s tip: "Eucken, Rudolf Christoph" begins on p. 218
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