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Ideas of Johann Gottfried Herder, by Text

[German, 1744 - 1803, Studied at Königsberg. Superintendant of clergy at Weimar.]

1767 On Recent German Literature. Fragments
p.373 p.51 Thoughts are learnt through words, so language shows the limits and shape of our knowledge
1784 works
p.65 We cannot attain all the ideals of every culture, so there cannot be a perfect life
Ch.3 p.60 Herder invented the idea of being rooted in (or cut off from) a home or a group
p.153 p.53 Study the use of words, not their origins