The New Student's Reference Work/Herder, Johann Gottfried von

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The New Student's Reference Work (1914)
Herder, Johann Gottfried von
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Her'der, Johann Gottfried von, one of the profoundest of German writers, equally well-known as philosopher, theologian and critic, was born on Aug. 25, 1744. He was essentially a poet of and for the people, translating legends and songs from Arabian, Spanish and old German poets, besides being a writer on all topics of deep and independent thinking. His greatest work, although left incomplete, was Outlines of a Philosophy of a History of Man. He died at Weimar, Dec. 18, 1803. See H. Nevinson's Herder and His Times.