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Johann Jakob Brucker (1696-1770), German church minister and historian of philosophy. He worked as a church minister in Kaufbeuren, and then in Augsburg at the church of St Ulrich. He gathered and published much material on the history of ideas, and was elected a member of the Academy of Sciences in Berlin in 1731. His magnum opus was Historia Critica Philosophiae (1742-1744), a popular work that was reprinted and also translated into English.
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