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Ebner, Ferdinand

(1882–1931). B. Wiener Neustadt, Austria; teacher, Gablitz, Austria; exponent of an “I-Thou” philos.; acc. to his view man is a personality because he can address and be addressed by a “Thou”; for the “I” to shut itself off from the “Thou” is the essence of sin and leads to “I-loneliness.” Works include Das Wort und die geistigen Realitäten. See also I-It and I-Thou.

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