Compare Thomasius, Orig.
Miffing (1802-1853) and Gottfried Thomasius (1802-1875) being his collaborators.
CHRISTIAN THOMASIUS (1655-1728), German jurist and publicist, was born at Leipzig on the 1st of January 1655, and was educated by his father, Jakob Thomasius (1622-1684), at that Lime head master of the Thomasschule.
Though not a profound and systematic philosophical thinker, Thomasius prepared the way for great reforms in philosophy, and, above all, in law, literature, social life and theology.
See Luden, Christian Thomasius Hach seinen Schicksalen and Schriften (1805); H.
Dernburg, Thomasius and die Stiftung der Universitat Halle (1865); B.
Wagner, Thomasius, ein Beitrag zur Wf rdigung seiner Verdienste (1872); Nicoladoni, Christian Thomasius.
Landsberg, Zur Biographie von Christian Thomasius (1894).
He displayed his interest in his native land by the publication of a Cohortatio ad Concordiam Pietatis, miss y in Patriam suam (1544) which had the express approval of Luther, and a Cohortatio ad Pietatis Concordiam ineundam (1559)ï¿½ The best early account of Alesius is the Oratio de Alexandro Alesio of Jacob Thomasius (April 1661), printed in the latter's Orationes (No.
Thomasius, Dogmengeschichte, 1874-1876, influenced by T.
He indicates the distinction, developed more fully by Thomasius and Kant, between the legal and the moral qualities of action.
The lectures aroused, however, the ill-will of the other theologians and pastors of Leipzig, and Francke and his friends left the city, and with the aid of Christian Thomasius and Spener founded the new university of Halle.