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Herder's Philosophy

Michael N. Forster


This book considers Herder’s philosophy in the round and argues that it is both far more impressive in quality and far more influential in modern thought than has previously been realized. After an introduction on Herder’s intellectual biography, philosophical style, and general program in philosophy, there are chapters on his philosophy of language, his hermeneutics, his theory of translation, his contribution of the philosophical foundations for both linguistics and cultural anthropology, his philosophy of mind, his aesthetics, his moral philosophy, his philosophy of history, his political p ... More

Keywords: Herder, philosophy, language, hermeneutics, linguistics, anthropology, mind, aesthetics, morals, history

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199588367
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199588367.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael N. Forster, author
Humboldt Professor and Chair for Theoretical Philosophy, University of Bonn