Martin Knutzen

Martin Knutzen (14 December 1713 – 29 January 1751) was a German philosopher, a follower of Christian Wolff and teacher of Immanuel Kant, to whom he introduced the physics of Isaac Newton.

Martin Knutzen
Born(1713-12-14)14 December 1713
Died29 January 1751(1751-01-29) (aged 37)
Königsberg, Prussia
EducationUniversity of Königsberg
(MA, 1733; PhD, 1734)
Era18th-century philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
SchoolAge of Enlightenment
InstitutionsUniversity of Königsberg
Notable ideas
Synthesis of religious Pietism, Wolffian metaphysics, and Lockean epistemology[1]