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Herder: Philosophical Writings

Herder: Philosophical Writings

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  • Date Published: September 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521794091

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  • 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.

    • Herder is a very influential philosopher across a range of disciplines
    • Forster is the leading expert on Herder
    • Some of the texts included are translated into English for the first time
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    "This volume of translations of Herder's philosophical writings, many of which have never before been translated, is an important step in making herder accessible to readers who do not know German. Recommended." Choice

    "This most welcome volume should serve to stimulate further interest in Herder and make his ideas more accessible to Anglophones. For the price, it is a real bargain!" German Studies Review, Joe K. Fugate

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    • Date Published: September 2002
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521794091
    • length: 484 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 27 mm
    • weight: 0.71kg
    • availability: Available
  • 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.

  • Author

    Johann Gottfried von Herder

    Editor and Translator

    Michael N. Forster, University of Chicago
    Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago. Author of Hegel's Idea of a Phenomenology of Spirit (Chicago, 1998)

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