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URBERWEG, Friedrich, Ger man philosophical writer: b. Leichlingen, Rhen ish Prussia, 22 Jan. 1826; d. Konigsberg, Prus sia, 9 June 1871. He was educated at Gottingen and at Berlin and in 1862 became extraordinary professor at Konigsberg. He was appointed to the chair of philosophy there in 1867 and re mained in that position until his death. He published 'System der Logik und Geschichte der logischen Lehrer) (1857) ; 'Lieber die Echt heit und Zeitfolge der Platonischen Schrif ten' (1861) ; (Grundnss der Geschichte der Philoso phie' (1863), etc. Consult Lange, F. A. 'Fried rich Ueberweg' (1871) ; Brasch, 'Die Welt und Lebensaiischauung Friedrich Ueberweg's nebst rimer biographisch-historischen Einleitung' (Leipzig 19).

UFA, oo'fi, Russia, (1) capital of the gov ernment of the same name, on the Bielaya, at the confluence of the Ufa, 735 miles east by north of Moscow. It is defended by a citadel; is the see of a bishop and has a number of handsome and regular streets and considerable manufactures and trade. Pop. 103,485. (2)

The government was separated in 1865 from Orenburg; area, 47,130 square miles. On the east, where it is bordered by the southern Urals, the country is mountainous, wooded, provided with excellent pastures and rich in minerals. It is well watered by the Bielaya with its tributaries and has abundance of good arable land. To the west of the capital the country becomes flat and to the south steppes prevail. While very healthful the climate is severe. Copper, coal, iron, petroleum and sulphur are produced in small quantities, mining being yet largely undeveloped. Rye, oats and wheat are extensively grown and dairy farming is ad vanced. Kymiss is an important product. Pop. 2,988,500, comprising about 1,400.000 Russians and the remainder Bashkirs, Meshtcheryaks and Tatars.