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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In Lavater took Holy Orders in Zurich’s Zwinglian Churchand officiated until his death as deacon or pastor in churches in his native city. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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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. Blake considered the following aphorism to be an excellent example of an aphorism.

During his later years, Physiognomiscche influence waned, and he incurred considerable ridicule due to his vanity. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Controlling Time and Shaping the Self: As a poetLavater published Christliche Lieder — and two epicsJesus Messias and Joseph von Arimathiain the style of Klopstock.


Johann Kaspar Lavater

Views Read Edit View history. Mendelssohn refused to do physiognomksche, and many prominent intellectuals took Mendelssohn’s side, including Lichtenberg and Herder. 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.

Arianne Baggerman; Rudolf M. His writings on mysticism were widely popular as well.

Breitinger were amongst his teachers. Retrieved 2 October For the surname, see Lavater surname. Dekker; Michael James Mascuch 22 June Wikimedia Commons has media related to Johann Kaspar Lavater. 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.

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More relevant to the religious temperament of Lavater’s times are his introspective Aussichten in die Ewigkeit 4 vols. He introduced the idea that physiognomy related to the specific character traits of individuals, rather than general types.

The two principal sources from which Lavater developed his physiognomical studies were the writings of the Italian polymath Giambattista della Portaand the observations made by Sir Thomas Browne in his Religio Medici translated into German in and praised by Lavater. From on, Goethe was intimately acquainted with Lavater, but later had a falling out with him, accusing him of superstition and hypocrisy.


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His conduct during the French occupation of Switzerland brought about his death. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource.

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. Retrieved from ” https: Physjognomische Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. This article needs additional citations for verification.