Another Philosophy of History and Selected Political Writings
By (author) Johann Gottfried Herder
Translated by Ioannis D. Evrigenis Daniel Pellerin
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Another Philosophy of History and Selected Political Writings by Johann Gottfried Herder
Book DescriptionHistorians of ideas, and students of nationalism in particular, have traced the origins of much of our current vocabulary and ways of thinking about the nation back to Johann Gottfried Herder. This volume provides a clear, readable, and reliable translation of Auch eine Philosophie der Geschichte zur Bildung der Menschheit , supplemented by some of Herder's other important writings on politics and history. The editors' insightful Introduction traces the role of Herder's thought in the evolution of nationalism and highlights its influence on fields such as history, anthropology, and politics. The volume is designed to give English-speaking readers more ready access to the thinker whom Isaiah Berlin called the father of the related notions of nationalism, historicism, and Volksgeist.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780872207165
(215mm x 9mm x mm)
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Johann Gottfried Herder
J.G. Herder on Social and Political Culture, Paperback (March 2010)
The texts collected in this volume contain Herder's most original and stimulating ideas on politics, history and language.
Shakespeare, Hardback (February 2008)
Without Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803), we simply would not understand Shakespeare in the way we do. In fact, much literature and art besides Shakespeare would neither look the same nor be the same without the influence of Herder's "Shakespeare" (1773). This book presents a translation of "Shakespeare".
Selected Writings on Aesthetics, Hardback (June 2006)
A seminal figure in the philosophy of history and language, Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803) also produced some of the most important and original works in the history of aesthetic theory. His ideas influenced Hegel, Schleiermacher, Nietzsche, Dilthey, J S Mill, and Goethe. This book presents most of Herder's important writings on aesthetics.
Song Loves the Masses, Paperback (June 2004)» View all books by Johann Gottfried Herder
Compiles Johann Gottfried Herder's writings on music and nationalism, from his early volumes of Volkslieder through sacred song to the essays on aesthetics late in his life. The author uses the mode of translation to explore Herder's own interpretive practice as a translator of languages and cultures.
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Author Biography - Johann Gottfried Herder
Ioannis D. Evrigenis is Assistant Professor of Political Science, Tufts University. Daniel Pellerin is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the National University of Singapore.
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