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Gomperz, Heinrich#

Gomperz, Heinrich, b. Vienna, Jan. 18, 1873, d. Los Angeles (USA), Dec. 27, 1942, philosopher. Son of Theodor Gomperz; professor at the University of Vienna; from 1934 onwards in the USA. Developed a theory of what he designated "Pathempirismus", according to which the conscience of man contains only ideas and emotions.

Works#

Kritik des Hedonismus, 1898; Weltanschauungslehre, 2 vols., 1905/1908; Die indische Theosophie, 1925; Philosophical Studies, 1953.

Literature#

M. Seiler (ed.), H. G., K. Popper und die oe. Philosophie, 1994; OeBL.