Philipp Albert Stapfer

Politician

1766 – 1840

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Who was Philipp Albert Stapfer?

Philipp Albert Stapfer was a Swiss politician and philosopher.

He was the plenipotentiary envoi of the Helvetic Republic to the French consulate in Paris from 1801 till 1803.

He married and settled in France, at a summerhouse in Talcy and in Paris where he became the friend of Maine de Biran -in 1805 at informal gatherings of Cabanis circle at Auteuil. He was also vice-president of the Paris Protestant society.

He is the recipient of Maine de Biran's essay:

"Réponses aux arguments contre l'aperception immédiate d'une liaison causale entre le vouloir primitif et la motion et contre la dérivation d'un principe universel et nécessaire de causalités de cette source.";

an important résumé known as: "Réponses à Stapfer"

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Born
Sep 23, 1766
Bern
Nationality
  • Switzerland
Profession
Died
Mar 27, 1840
Paris

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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