Rudolf Hermann Lotze (1817 – 1881) was a German philosopher, logician, and metaphysician. In 1838 he obtained doctorates of philosophy and of medicine from the University of Leipzig. After practicing medicine for a short time, he chose to focus his attention on philosophy. He held the position of Professor of Philosophy at the University of Goettingen for thirty-six years. His principal works, Metaphysik and Logik, were published while he was still a junior lecturer at Leipzig University.
Quotes by Rudolf Hermann Lotze…
There arises in us the dawn of a Knowledge of Truth.
The seed of the oak produces oaks, and is never converted by circumstances into a beech tree.