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BRASCH, MORITZ:

German philosopher and litterateur; born at Zempelburg, West Prussia, Aug. 18, 1843; died at Leipzig Sept. 14, 1895. He was educated at the universities of Berlin, Greifswald, and Jena, settling at the first-mentioned place on the completion of his studies. Finally he went to Leipsic, where he became (1874-79) the chief editor of Brockhaus' "Konversations-Lexikon."

Brasch ranked high among the modern philosophical essayists of Germany. He published the following works: "Benedictus von Spinoza's System der Philosophie," 1870; "Lichtstrahlen aus Mendelssohn's Schriften nach der Ethica Dargestellt," 1875; "Die Klassiker der Philosophie," 3 vols. 1883-86; "Gesammelte Essays und Charakterköpfe zur Neuern Philosophie und Litteratur," 2 vols. 1885-86; "Philosophie der Gegenwart" (vol. iv. of "Klassiker der Philosophie"), 1887; "Welt-und Lebensanschauung Friedrich Uberwegs," 1888; "Philosophie und Politik: Studien über Lassalle und Johann Jacoby," 1890; "Gesch. der Leipziger Universität von ihrem Ursprung bis zur Gegenwart," 1890; "Lehrbuch der Gesch. der Philosophie," 2d ed. 1893; "Wesen und Ziele der Ethischen Bewegung," 1894; "Leipziger Philosophen im 19. Jahrhundert—Porträts und Studien," 1894; "Die Facultätenfrage und die Stellung der Philosophie," 1895. He edited: Moses Mendelssohn's "Werke zur Metaphysik, Religionsphilosophie und Aesthetik," 2 vols. 1880, 2d ed. 1881; Uberweg's "Schiller als Philosoph und Historiker," 1885; Schopenhauer's works, 2 vols., 1891; Aristotle's "Politeia" (German transl. with introduction and notes), 1894.

Bibliography:
  • Leipziger Illustrirte Zeitung, Aug. 16, 1890;
  • Kohut, Berühmte Israelitische Männer und Frauen, part 14, p. 212;
  • De Gubernatis, Diz. Biog.
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