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Birth of German Philosopher Max Scheler

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German philosopher Max Scheler is born in Munich, Germany. Less famous than many of his contemporaries, he will be labeled by José Ortega y Gasset as "the first man of the philosophical paradise."

According to Martin Heidegger, all 20th century philosophers owes a debt to Scheler, who is

"the strongest philosophical force in modern Germany, nay, in contemporary Europe and in contemporary philosophy as such."

Karol Wojtyla, the future Pope John Paul II, will write his doctoral thesis on "An Evaluation of the Possibility of Constructing a Christian Ethics on the Basis of the System of Max Scheler."

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