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Nicolai Hartmann ( German: [ˈhaɐ̯tman] ; 20 February 1882 – 9 October 1950) was a Baltic German philosopher . He is regarded as a key representative of critical realism [2] and as one of the most important twentieth century metaphysicians .

In 1942, Hartmann edited a volume entitled Systematische Philosophie , in which he contributed the essay Neue Wege der Ontologie ( New Ways of Ontology ), which summarizes his work in ontology.

Between 1945 and 1950, Hartmann taught in Göttingen. He died of a stroke in 1950. In the year of his death, there appeared his Philosophie der Natur ( Philosophy of Nature ). His works Teleologisches Denken ( Teleological Thinking ) (1951) and Ästhetik ( Aesthetics ) (1953) were published posthumously.