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Herder: Philosophical Writings / Edition 1
     

Herder: Philosophical Writings / Edition 1

by Johann Gottfried von Herder
 

ISBN-10: 0521794099

ISBN-13: 9780521794091

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Herder is a figure of considerable importance in the history of philosophy and the history of ideas. His far-reaching influence encompasses philosophy—Hegel, Schleiermacher, Nietzsche, literature—Goethe, Schiller and linguistics—von Humboldt. This volume presents a comprehensive selection of his writings in a new translation, with an introduction

Overview

Herder is a figure of considerable importance in the history of philosophy and the history of ideas. His far-reaching influence encompasses philosophy—Hegel, Schleiermacher, Nietzsche, literature—Goethe, Schiller and linguistics—von Humboldt. This volume presents a comprehensive selection of his writings in a new translation, with an introduction that sets them in their philosophical and historical context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521794091
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chronology; Further reading; Note on the texts and translation; Part I. General Philosophical Program: 1. How philosophy can become more universal and useful for the benefit of the people (1765); Part II. Philosophy of Language: 2. Fragments on recent German literature (1767–8); 3. Treatise on the origin of language (1772); Part III. Philosophy of Mind: 4. On Thomas Abbt's writings (1768); 5. On cognition and sensation, the two main forces of the human soul; 6. On the cognition and sensation, the two main forces of the human soul (1775); Part IV. Philosophy of History: 7. On the change of taste (1766); 8. Older critical forestlet (1767/8); 9. This too a philosophy of history for the formation of humanity (1774); Part V. Political Philosophy: 10. Letters concerning the progress of humanity (1792); 11. Letters for the advancement of humanity (1793–7); Index.

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