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 Physiognomiscje Orders in Zurich’s Zwinglian Churchand officiated until his death as deacon or pastor in churches in his native city.

Johann Caspar Lavater (1741-1801), Physiognomische Fragmente (Winterthur, 1783-1787)

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The fame of this book, which found admirers in France pjysiognomische England as well as Germany, rests largely upon the handsome style of publication and the accompanying illustrations.


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He introduced the idea that physiognomy related to the specific character traits of individuals, rather than general types. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat Retrieved from ” https: During his physiognomisdhe years, Lavater’s influence waned, and he incurred considerable ridicule due to his vanity.

The two fragments sources from which Lavater developed his physiognomical studies were the writings physiognommische 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. As a poetLavater published Christliche Lieder — and two epicsJesus Messias and Joseph von Arimathiain the style of Klopstock.

His conduct during the French occupation of Switzerland brought about his death.

Breitinger were amongst his teachers. Controlling Time and Shaping the Self: 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. 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 writings on mysticism were widely popular as well. Wikiquote has quotations related to: This article needs additional citations for verification. From on, Goethe was intimately acquainted with Lavater, but later had a falling out with him, accusing him of superstition and hypocrisy.

More relevant to the religious temperament of Lavater’s times are his introspective Aussichten in die Ewigkeit 4 vols.

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. Mendelssohn refused to do either, and many prominent intellectuals took Mendelssohn’s side, including Lichtenberg and Herder.

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