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Hermann Cohen

1842 - 1918

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Hermann Cohen (4 July 1842 – 4 April 1918) was a German Jewish philosopher, one of the founders of the Marburg school of neo-Kantianism, and he is often held to be "probably the most important Jewish philosopher of the nineteenth century". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann Cohen has received more than 125,991 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Hermann Cohen is the 349th most popular philosopher (down from 332nd in 2019), the 797th most popular biography from Germany (down from 748th in 2019) and the 47th most popular German Philosopher.

Hermann Cohen was a German philosopher who was most famous for his work on the philosophy of religion.

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Among philosophers, Hermann Cohen ranks 349 out of 1,081Before him are Martianus Capella, Strato of Lampsacus, Lev Shestov, Yi I, E. H. Carr, and Wang Yangming. After him are Pietro Pomponazzi, Richard Rorty, Daniel Dennett, Judith Butler, J. L. Austin, and Pompeia Plotina.

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Among people born in 1842, Hermann Cohen ranks 17Before him are Camille Flammarion, Paul Lafargue, Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria, James Dewar, Arrigo Boito, and Ambrose Bierce. After him are Carl von Linde, Georg Brandes, Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, Sophus Lie, Vasily Vereshchagin, and Arkhip Kuindzhi. Among people deceased in 1918, Hermann Cohen ranks 35Before him are Fanny Kaplan, Edmond Rostand, Paul Vidal de La Blache, Frederick Trump, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, and Arrigo Boito. After him are Frank Wedekind, Lili Boulanger, Aleksandr Lyapunov, Charles-Émile Reynaud, Eusebi Güell, and Koloman Moser.

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Among people born in Germany, Hermann Cohen ranks 797 out of 6,142Before him are Franz Joseph Gall (1758), Eduard Dietl (1890), Rudolf Schenker (1948), Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1792), Carl Friedrich Abel (1723), and Gudrun Burwitz (1929). After him are Herbert Kroemer (1928), Agnes of Merania (1175), Günther Prien (1908), Johann Adolph Hasse (1699), Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel (1886), and Gert Fröbe (1913).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Hermann Cohen ranks 47Before him are Adam of Bremen (null), Rudolf Otto (1869), Johann Reuchlin (1455), Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi (1743), David Strauss (1808), and Moritz Schlick (1882). After him are Wilhelm Windelband (1848), Moses Hess (1812), Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann (1842), Gershom Scholem (1897), Karl Rahner (1904), and Johannes Althusius (1563).