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Iring Fetscher (4 March 1922 – 19 July 2014) was a German academic, political scientist and researcher on Hegel and Marxism.

Fetscher was born at Marbach am Neckar. He was raised in Dresden. After World War II, he studied at Tübingen and Paris. He belatedly published his thesis Hegels Lehre vom Menschen in 1970.

From 1963 to 1988 Fetschler was Professor of Political Science and Social Philosophy at the Goethe University Frankfurt. He is identified with the "second generation" of the Frankfurt School, along with Jürgen Habermas and Alfred Schmidt.

In 1993, Fetscher was honored with induction into the Ordre des Palmes Académiques.

Fetscher died in Frankfurt, aged 92.


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