HARALD HøFFDING (11 March 1843 – 2 July 1931) was a Danish philosopher and theologian .
* 1 Life * 2 Works * 3 Sources * 4 External links
Born and educated in
Høffding's great-nephew was the statistician Wassily Hoeffding .
Høffding died in Copenhagen.
His best-known work is perhaps his Den nyere Filosofis Historie
(1894), translated into English from the German edition (1895) by B.E.
Meyer as History of Modern Philosophy (2 vols., 1900), a work intended
by him to supplement and correct that of Hans Brøchner , to whom it
is dedicated. His Psychology, the Problems of Philosophy (1905) and
Among Høffding's other writings, most of which have been translated
into German, are: Den engelske Filosofi i vor Tid (1874); Etik (1876);
Psychologi i Omrids paa Grundlag af Erfaring (ed. 1892); Psykologiske
* This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain : Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Höffding, Harald". Encyclopædia Britannica . 13 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 561.