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Ruge, ARNOLD (1802-80), German publicist, was born at Bergen, and studied philosophy at the university of Jena, where, with other students, he went into rebellion, and received six years' imprisonment. in consequence. He was a follower of Hegel, and in 1830 published a translation of the Oedipus Colonoeus with a tragedy of his own, and in 1832 a work on The Aesthetics of Plato. He started journals of an advanced type at Halle, where he was professor of philosophy, and at Dresden, and finally had to leave the country. He went to Paris, thence to Switzerland, and subsequently to London, where he engaged in educational work. After, 1870 he became an adherent of the German Empire.