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Weininger, Otto (1880–1903) By Laville, Claire

DOI: 10.4324/9781135000356-REM1175-1
Published: 01/10/2016
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Otto Weininger was an Austrian philosopher and racial theorist. Born in Vienna to Jewish parents, he committed suicide five months after the publication of Sex and Character (1903; English trans., 1906), which was based on his doctoral dissertation.

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Laville, Claire. "Weininger, Otto (1880–1903)." The Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism. : Taylor and Francis, 2016. Date Accessed 29 Feb. 2024 doi:10.4324/9781135000356-REM1175-1

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