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us: Planck, Karl Christian, 1819-1880

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    • us: Planck, Carl C., 1819-1880
    • us: Planck, Carl Christian, 1819-1880
    • us: Planck, Karl, 1819-1880
    • us: Planck, Karl C., 1819-1880
    • us: Planch, Karl Chr., 1819-1880
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        (naf) Stuttgart (Germany)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Winnenden (Stuttgart, Germany)
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        (naf) Germany
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        (naf) Tübingen (Germany)
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        (naf) Blaubeuren (Germany)
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        (naf) Maulbronn (Germany)
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        • Organization: (naf) Universität Tübingen
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        (lcsh) Philosophy
          (lcsh) Theology
            (lcsh) Teaching
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              (lcsh) Philosophers
                (lcsh) Theologians
                  (lcsh) Teachers
              • Sources

                • found: Rayhrer, A. Karl Christian Planck, 1819-1880, 1987.
                • found: Umfrid, O. Karl Planck, dessen Werke und Wirken, 1880: title page (Karl Planck) pages 82-90 (born Jan. 17, 1819 in Stuttgart, first of a large number of siblings; spent his youth in Bleubeuren; 1832 switched schools from Blaubeuren to the Seminar Schöntal, and U. Tübingen 1836-1840; educational travel followed by a lectureship in Maulbronn and 1844 a lectureship in Tübingen; 1847 habilitation als private docent in philosophy; Gymnasium in Ulm 1854, marriage 1856; head ("Ephorat") of the school in Blaubeuren 1877, and in Maulbronn 1879; died Jun. 7 "dieses Jahres" (that is, 1880))
                • found: Deutsche Nationalbibliothek online, Dec. 4, 2013 (access point: Planck, Karl Christian ; other access points: Planck, Carl Christian; Planck, Karl Chr.; Planck, Karl C.; Planck, Carl C.; dates: 1819-1880; Dr. phil., philosopher, evangelical [Lutheran] theologian; born in Stuttgart; Ephorus [school director] in Maulbronn)
                • found: German Wikipedia, Dec. 4, 2013: "Karl Christian Planck" (Karl Christian Planck; born Jan. 17, 1819 in Stuttgart; died Jun. 7, 1880 in Winnenden); German natural philosopher, representative of "pure realism"; one of the philosophers who opposed the contemporary movements of positivism, materialism and Darwinism; spent long periods away from his parents in his youth; studied theology at U. Tübingen without taking on the usual curacy; after his educational travels in 1841-42, became pastor of the second parish in Blaubeuren, 1842-43; called 1843 to a theological lectureship in Maulbronn, and 1844 in Tübingen, where he completed his habilitation as private docent in philosophy, and became librarian; as there was no prospect of a full professorship, P. became a gymnasium teacher in Ulm 1855, in Blaubeuren in 1869, and became school director ("Ephorus") in Maulbronn in 1879; the last weeks of his life were spent in the Anstalt Winnenthal)
                • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 4, 2013: "Karl Christian Planck" (Karl Christian Planck; in 1850-1851, published his great book, Die Weltalter, in which he developed a complete original system of philosophy, based on the realist view that thought should proceed from nature to the highest forms of existence in the spiritual life; in so doing, he opposed the idealism of his contemporaries and at the same time the Darwinian theory of descent; the natural consequence of this individuality of opinion was that his books were practically disregarded and Planck was deeply incensed, his later works faring no better; after a short period of nervous prostration he died in an asylum)
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