The misinterpretations which he had suffered induced Lotze to publish a small pamphlet of a polemical character (Streitschriften, Leipzig, 1857), in which he corrected two mistakes.
Wagner foresaw the use that would be made of this discovery by the adherents of the new philosophy, and, in the usual language of its opponents at the time, strove to ward off the " misinterpretations " that they would put upon it.
- At the time of his baptism Jesus was ItpxOyEvos d o L Tpteucovra, of which words two opposite misinterpretations must be avoided: (i.) apx6gEvos does not mean (as Valentinian interpreters thought, Iren.
Unquestionably certain of his remarks indicate the view that the origin is to be sought in things-in-themselves, but against hasty misinterpretations of such remarks there are certain cautions to be borne in mind.