The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Solger, Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand

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SOLGER, Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand, a German author, born in Schwedt, Prussia, Nov. 28, 1780, died in Berlin, Oct. 20, 1819. After extensive studies and a varied career, he finally became in 1811 professor of philosophy at Berlin. His works include a translation of Sophocles (1808; 2d ed., 1824); Erwin: vier Gespräche über das Schöne und die Kunst (2 vols., 1815); Philosophische Gespräche (1817); posthumous writings and letters, edited by Tieck and Raumer (2 vols., 1826); and lectures in æsthetics, edited by Heyse (1829).