Ionescu, Nae (1890-1940) - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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Nae Ionescu, the Romanian logician, metaphysician, and religious philosopher, studied at the University of Bucharest and received his doctorate from the University of Munich in 1919 with the thesis Die Logistik als Versuch einer neuen Begründung der Mathematik. From 1920 on he was professor of logic, history of logic, and metaphysics at the University of Bucharest. He was also the editor in chief (1924–1928) and director (1928–1934) of the newspaper Cuvântul, in which he published more than 1,000 articles on religious, political, and economic problems.

Ionescu's scholarly publications were few—some articles on logic, a few prefaces, and a series of articles in the theological journal Predania (1937–1938). Nevertheless, his influence from 1922 to 1940 was enormous. His teachings and writings inspired a new interest in metaphysics and religious philosophy in Romania. Although he was primarily a logician, he strove to understand all forms of human activity. According to Ionescu...

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