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Herder on Nationality, Humanity, and History

Herder on Nationality, Humanity, and History

by F.M. Barnard

Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
ISBN: 9780773525696
Pages: 184
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 5 Mb
Date posting: 2021-03-02
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The core of J. G. Herder's philosophy of nationalism lies in the conviction that human creativity must be embedded in the culture of a particular communal language. While he acknowledged that this cultural particular must be integrated into a more universal humanity, he insisted that each culture should preserve its incommensurable distinctiveness. He also called for a new method of enquiry regarding history, one that demands empathetic sensitivity toward the uniquely individual while realizing that there are few...