Johann Bernhard Merian or Jean-Bernard Mérian (28 September 1723, Liestal – 12 February 1807, Berlin) was a Swiss philosopher active in the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Merian studied at the University of Basle, gaining his doctorate in 1740. He became a member of the Class for Speculative Philosophy of the Berlin Academy in 1750, and director of the Class for Belles-Lettres in 1771. From 1797 he was permanent Secretary of the Academy.

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  • Johann Bernhard Merian, ou Jean-Bernard Mérian en français, né à Liestal, le 28 septembre 1723 et mort à Berlin le 12 février 1807, est un philosophe suisse. (fr)
  • Johann Bernhard Merian or Jean-Bernard Mérian (28 September 1723, Liestal – 12 February 1807, Berlin) was a Swiss philosopher active in the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Merian studied at the University of Basle, gaining his doctorate in 1740. He became a member of the Class for Speculative Philosophy of the Berlin Academy in 1750, and director of the Class for Belles-Lettres in 1771. From 1797 he was permanent Secretary of the Academy. Merian translated the work of David Hume into French. He published widely in the Mémoires of the Academy. A series of essays on the Molyneux problem appeared in the 1770s. (en)
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  • 1723-9-28
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  • Johann Bernhard Merian, ou Jean-Bernard Mérian en français, né à Liestal, le 28 septembre 1723 et mort à Berlin le 12 février 1807, est un philosophe suisse. (fr)
  • Johann Bernhard Merian or Jean-Bernard Mérian (28 September 1723, Liestal – 12 February 1807, Berlin) was a Swiss philosopher active in the Prussian Academy of Sciences in Berlin. Merian studied at the University of Basle, gaining his doctorate in 1740. He became a member of the Class for Speculative Philosophy of the Berlin Academy in 1750, and director of the Class for Belles-Lettres in 1771. From 1797 he was permanent Secretary of the Academy. (en)
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  • Johann Bernhard Merian (fr)
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