Woltmann (Woltmann) Ludwig( The German philosopher, sociologist and publicist)
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Biography Woltmann (Woltmann) Ludwig
(18.02.1871, Solingen-30.01.1907, Genoa) - It. philosopher, sociologist and publicist, on education - the doctor-ophthalmologist, founder of the magazine 'Politisch-Anthropologische Revue' (1902). Cotsialno-Philosophy. views. differed extreme eclecticism: he tried to unify the racial-anthropological determinism, social Darwinism, Kantianism and neck-rye ideas of historical materialism. In the political and practical terms. was an adherent of reformist socialism, actively defended the idea of Pan-Germanism. Ascribing racial-anthropological factors leading role in society. development,. civilization, sought to prove the Germanic origin of a number of prominent figures of history and culture of Italy and France. Work in. not distinguished by originality, however, they have influenced the ideological myth-making racism, Pan-Germanism and National Socialism.