Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann
  • Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann

  • Date of birth: February 23, 1842
  • Died: June 05, 1906
  • Born: in Berlin, Germany.

  • Description: Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann (February 23, 1842 – June 5, 1906) was a German philosopher.He was born in Berlin, and educated with the intention of a military career. He entered the artillery of the Guards as an officer in 1860, but was forced to leave in 1865 because of a knee problem. After some hesitation between music and philosophy, he decided to make the latter his profession, and in 1867 obtained a Ph. D. from the University of Rostock. He subsequently returned to Berlin. For many years, he lived a retired life of study, doing most of his work in bed, while suffering great pain. He died at Gross-Lichterfelde.