(18821931). 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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