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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For the surname, see Lavater surname. As a poetLavater published Christliche Lieder — and two epicsJesus Messias and Joseph von Arimathiain the style of Klopstock. More relevant to the religious temperament of Lavater’s times are his introspective Aussichten in die Ewigkeit 4 vols.

From on, Goethe was intimately acquainted with Lavater, but later had a falling out with him, accusing him of superstition and hypocrisy.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

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


Wikiquote has quotations related to: This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat In Lavater took Holy Orders in Zurich’s Zwinglian Churchand officiated until his death as deacon or pastor in churches in his native city. 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.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. Who, under pressing temptations to lie, adheres to truth, nor physiognokische the profane betrays aught of a sacred trust, is near the summit of wisdom and virtue. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

Controlling Time and Shaping the Self: His writings on mysticism were widely popular as well. Breitinger were amongst his teachers.

Retrieved from ” https: He introduced the idea that physiognomy related to the specific character traits of individuals, rather than general frxgmente. This article needs additional citations for verification. 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.


During his later years, Lavater’s influence physiognokische, and he incurred considerable ridicule due to his vanity. February Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. His conduct during the French occupation of Switzerland brought about his death.

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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. At barely twenty-one years of age, Lavater greatly distinguished himself by denouncing, in conjunction with his friend Henry Fuseli the painter, an physiognomisdhe magistrate, who was compelled to make restitution of his ill-gotten gains.

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