Beckers, Hubert

BORN 4 Nov 1806, München, Bayern - DIED 11 Mar 1889, München, Bayern
BIRTH NAME Beckers, Hubert Karl Philipp
GRAVE LOCATION München, Bayern: Alte Südfriedhof, Thalkirchnerstrasse 17 (10-10-23/24)

Hubert Beckers studied law and philosophy in Munich. Friedrich von Schelling was among his teachers. He was promoted in 1830 and in 1831 he became a private teacher of philosophy in Munich. In 1832 he obtained a professorship in Dillingen, where Martin Deutinger was one of his pupils. In 1847 he became professor of philosophy in Munich. In 1853 he became a member of the Bavarian Academy of Science.

He is best known for his writings on the work of Friedrich von Schelling. In 1861 he published "Über Die Bedeutung Der Schelling'schen Metaphysik" and in 1865 "Schelling's Geistesentwicklung In Ihrem Inneren Zusammenhange" was published. He was also interested in music and wrote several compositions.


The grave of Hubert Beckers at the Alte Südfriedhof, München.
Picture by Androom (22 Aug 2008)


• Scheibmayr, Erich, Wer? Wann? Wo?, Persönlichkeiten in Münchner Friedhöfen, Verlag Erich Scheibmayr, München, 1989
Winkler Prins Encyclopedie (editie 1909), 1909
Hubert Beckers – Wikipedia

Beckett, Samuel

Published: 03 Jan 2016
Last update: 15 Feb 2022