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The American Cyclopædia (1879)/Waitz, Theodor

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WAITZ, Theodor, a German author, born in Gotha, March 17, 1821, died in Marburg, May 21, 1864. He graduated at Marburg, where he was professor of philosophy from 1848 till his death. His works include a new and critical edition of Aristotle's Organon (2 vols., Leipsic, 1844-'6); Grundlegung der Psychologie (Hamburg and Gotha, 1846); Die Anthropologie der Naturvölker (6 vols., Leipsic, 1860-'70; the last two edited by Gerland); and Die Indianer Nordamerikas (1864).