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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Rudolf Eucken: Selected full-text books and articles

FREE! The Truth of Religion By Rudolf Eucken; W. Tudor Jones G P Putnams Sons, 1913 (2nd edition)
FREE! The Life of the Spirit: An Introduction to Philosophy By Rudolf Eucken; F. L. Pogson Williams & Norgate, 1909 (2nd edition)
FREE! The Fundamental Concepts of Modern Philosophic Thought By Rudolph Eucken; M. Stuart Phelps D. Appleton, 1880
FREE! The Problem of Human Life as Viewed by the Great Thinkers from Plato to the Present Time By Rudolf Eucken; W. R. Boyce Gibson; Williston S. Hough; Erdmann; Erdmann C. Scribner's Sons, 1909
FREE! Christianity and the New Idealism: A Study in the Religious Philosophy of To-Day By Rudolf Eucken; W. R. Boyce Gibson; Lucy Judge Gibson Harper & Brothers, 1912
Librarian’s tip: The author of this book won the 1908 Nobel Prize in Literature
FREE! Socialism: An Analysis By Rudolf Eucken; Joseph McCabe C. Scribners Sons, 1922
The Individual and Society By Rudolf Eucken; W. R. V. Brade Faith Press, 1923
The Reign of Religion in Contemporary Philosophy By S. Radhakrishnan MacMillan, 1920
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 10 "The New Idealism of Rudolf Eucken"
Contemporary Thought of Germany By 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 By Annie Russell Marble D. Appleton, 1925
Librarian’s tip: "Rudolf Eucken: German Philosopher" begins on p. 48
Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers By Stuart Brown; Diané Collinson; Robert Wilkinson Routledge, 1996
Librarian’s tip: "Eucken, Rudolf Christoph" begins on p. 218
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