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J. C. Lavaters physiognomische Fragmente zur Beförderung von by Johann Caspar Lavater, Johann Rudolf Schellenberg, Daniel. Title: Physiognomische Fragmente. English. Alternate title: Essays on physiognomy; for the promotion of the knowledge and the love of mankind; / written in the. J. C. Lavaters Physiognomische Fragmente by Johann Caspar Lavater, , available at Book Depository with free delivery.

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He introduced the idea that physiognomy related to the specific character traits of individuals, rather than general types.

J. C. Lavaters Physiognomische Fragmente : Johann Caspar Lavater :

Controlling Time and Shaping the Self: For the surname, see Lavater surname. Mendelssohn refused to do either, and many prominent intellectuals took Mendelssohn’s vragmente, including Lichtenberg and Herder. The fame of this book, which found admirers in France and England as well as Germany, rests largely upon the handsome style of publication and the accompanying illustrations.

His conduct during the French occupation of Switzerland brought about his death. Retrieved 2 October Blake considered the following aphorism to be an excellent example of an aphorism.


February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Retrieved from ” https: His writings on mysticism were widely popular as well. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

During his later years, Lavater’s influence waned, and he incurred considerable ridicule due to his vanity. At barely twenty-one years of age, Lavater greatly distinguished himself by denouncing, in conjunction with his friend Henry Fuseli the painter, an iniquitous magistrate, who was compelled to make restitution of his ill-gotten gains.

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His oratorical fervor and genuine depth of conviction gave him great personal influence; he was extensively consulted as a casuistand was welcomed with enthusiasm on his journeys throughout Germany. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat More relevant to the religious temperament of Fragmdnte times are his introspective Aussichten in die Ewigkeit 4 vols. Who, under pressing temptations to lie, adheres to truth, nor to the profane betrays aught of a sacred trust, is near the summit of wisdom and virtue.

Breitinger were amongst his teachers. Views Read Edit View history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. The two principal phtsiognomische from which Lavater developed his physiognomical studies were the writings of the Italian polymath Giambattista physiognomishe Portaand the observations made by Sir Thomas Browne in his Religio Medici translated into German in and praised by Lavater.


As a lavzterLavater published Christliche Lieder — and two epicsJesus Messias and Joseph von Arimathiain the style of Klopstock. Wikiquote has quotations related to: From on, Goethe was intimately acquainted with Lavater, but later had a falling out with him, accusing him of superstition and hypocrisy. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Johann Kaspar Lavater. Arianne Baggerman; Rudolf M. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. In Lavater took Holy Orders in Zurich’s Zwinglian Churchand officiated until his death as deacon or pastor in churches in his native city. This article needs additional citations for verification.

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