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Ludwig Feuerbach (1804-72) was the fourth of eight children in one of the most distinguished German families of the time. Deeply religious as a youth, he entered Heidelberg in 1823 in order to study Christian theology. But there he came under the in uence of a well-known Hegelian theologian. Impressed by the intellectual grandeur of Hegelianism he decided to transfer to Berlin where Hegel taught, although he gave his father the impression that he wanted to study theology with the famous Protestant theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher. Because of nancial reasons, he transferred to Erlangen in 1826 where, a er completing his dissertation, he was made a Privatdozent. ere he lectured on the history of modern philosophy.