Rudolph Goclenius

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Rudolph Goclenius the Elder (Rudolphus Goclenius; born Rudolf Gockel or Göckel; 1 March 1547 – 8 June 1628) was a German scholastic philosopher.wikipedia
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Ontology

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Gockel also had extensive backing and significant contributions to the field of ontology. In his Lexicon philosophicum (1613) he used the term ontology coined by Jacob Lorhard in his Ogdooas Scholastica (1606).
While the etymology is Greek, the oldest extant record of the word itself, the New Latin form ontologia, appeared in 1606 in the work Ogdoas Scholastica by Jacob Lorhard (Lorhardus) and in 1613 in the Lexicon philosophicum by Rudolf Göckel (Goclenius).

Rudolph Goclenius the Younger

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His oldest son, Rudolph Goclenius the Younger, or Rudolf Goclenius, Jr. was professor in Marburg, and a celebrated mathematician.
Goclenius was born in Wittenberg, the oldest son of Rudolph Goclenius, who was also professor of rhetoric, logic and ethics at Marburg.

Jacob Lorhard

Ogdoas Scholastica
In his Lexicon philosophicum (1613) he used the term ontology coined by Jacob Lorhard in his Ogdooas Scholastica (1606).
Rudolph Göckel was also professor in Marburg in logic, ethics, and mathematics at this time.

Psychology

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Gockel is often credited with coining the term "psychology" in 1590, but the term was used by Marko Marulić at least 66 years earlier.

Marko Marulić

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Gockel is often credited with coining the term "psychology" in 1590, but the term was used by Marko Marulić at least 66 years earlier.

Korbach

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He was born in Korbach, Waldeck (now in Waldeck-Frankenberg, Hesse).

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He was born in Korbach, Waldeck (now in Waldeck-Frankenberg, Hesse).

Waldeck-Frankenberg

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He was born in Korbach, Waldeck (now in Waldeck-Frankenberg, Hesse).

Hesse

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He was born in Korbach, Waldeck (now in Waldeck-Frankenberg, Hesse).

University of Erfurt

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He attended the universities at the University of Erfurt, the University of Marburg and the University of Wittenberg, where he finished his studies with a M.A. in 1571.

Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg

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He attended the universities at the University of Erfurt, the University of Marburg and the University of Wittenberg, where he finished his studies with a M.A. in 1571.

Gymnasium (school)

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In the following years he directed the gymnasiums in his hometown Korbach and in Kassel.

Kassel

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In the following years he directed the gymnasiums in his hometown Korbach and in Kassel.

Landgraf

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In 1581, Landgraf Wilhelm IV of Hesse-Kassel, who was a reputed astronomer, refused his wish to return to Korbach, but allowed him to be appointed professor at the Philipps University of Marburg, where he had the chairs of philosophy, logic, metaphysics and ethics.

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In 1581, Landgraf Wilhelm IV of Hesse-Kassel, who was a reputed astronomer, refused his wish to return to Korbach, but allowed him to be appointed professor at the Philipps University of Marburg, where he had the chairs of philosophy, logic, metaphysics and ethics.

University of Marburg

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He attended the universities at the University of Erfurt, the University of Marburg and the University of Wittenberg, where he finished his studies with a M.A. in 1571. In 1581, Landgraf Wilhelm IV of Hesse-Kassel, who was a reputed astronomer, refused his wish to return to Korbach, but allowed him to be appointed professor at the Philipps University of Marburg, where he had the chairs of philosophy, logic, metaphysics and ethics.

Synod of Dort

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The latter sent him in 1618 to the Synod of Dort.

Aristotle

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He extended on many ideas from Aristotle, such as both the introduction of ontology and metaphysics.

Marburg

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Göckel died in Marburg in June 1628.

Powder of sympathy

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He became famous for his miraculous cure with the "weapon salve" or Powder of Sympathy.

Trial by ordeal

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From his dispute with Wilhelm Adolph Scribonius of Marburg on the legality of the ordeal by water in witch trials, one can deduce that Goclenius was convinced on the existence of witchcraft and adhered to the "Hexenhammer".

Witch-hunt

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From his dispute with Wilhelm Adolph Scribonius of Marburg on the legality of the ordeal by water in witch trials, one can deduce that Goclenius was convinced on the existence of witchcraft and adhered to the "Hexenhammer".

Witchcraft

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From his dispute with Wilhelm Adolph Scribonius of Marburg on the legality of the ordeal by water in witch trials, one can deduce that Goclenius was convinced on the existence of witchcraft and adhered to the "Hexenhammer".

Malleus Maleficarum

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From his dispute with Wilhelm Adolph Scribonius of Marburg on the legality of the ordeal by water in witch trials, one can deduce that Goclenius was convinced on the existence of witchcraft and adhered to the "Hexenhammer".

Aristotelianism

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His philosophies belonged to a group called “Semiramists,” which was a group of Aristotelians who believed in advocating dialectic interpretation of Aristotle’s learning, but also advocating the exposition of averroism.