The New International Encyclopædia/Bendavid, Lazarus

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BENDAVID, bĕn-dä'vĭt, Lazarus (1762-1832). A German-Jewish philosopher and mathematician. He was born in Berlin, studied at Berlin and Göttingen, and for a number of years lectured very successfully in Vienna in exposition of the Kantian philosophy. Expelled thence by a general decree against foreigners, he continued to lecture and write in Berlin. His publications include Versuch über das Vergnügen (1794); Vorlesungen über die Kritik der reinen Vernunft (1795); Vorlesungen über die Kritik der praktischen Vernunft (1796) and Ueber den Ursprung unserer Erkenntnis (1802).