Philosophical Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)

Philosophical Writings (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy)

Johann Gottfried von Herder

Johann Gottfried von Herder - Philosophical Writings. Edited and Translated via: Michael N. Forster. Cambridge college Press, 2002. 484 pages (Cambridge Texts within the background of Philosophy) ISBN: 9780521794091

Johann Gottfried von Herder (1744–1803) is without doubt one of the most vital German philosophers of the eighteenth century, who had huge, immense impact on later thinkers equivalent to Hegel, Schleiermacher and Nietzsche. His wide-ranging principles have been formative within the improvement of linguistics, hermeneutics, anthropology and bible scholarship, or even this present day they preserve their power and relevance to a rare measure. This quantity provides a translation of Herder's most vital and attribute philosophical writings (some of that have by no means ahead of been translated) in his parts of valuable curiosity, together with philosophy of language, philosophy of brain, philosophy of historical past and political philosophy, in addition to his common philosophical application. An creation units the writings of their ancient context and examines their philosophical achievement.

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