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Eberhard, Johann August
German philosophical writer, born at Halberstadt; professor at Halle; rationalistic in his theology, and opposed to the Kantian metaphysics; was a disciple of Leibnitz; wrote a "New Apology of Socrates," in defence of rationalism in theology, as well as a "Universal History of Philosophy," and a work on German synonyms (1739-1809).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Eberhard, Johann August'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/e/eberhard-johann-august.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.