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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From on, Goethe was intimately acquainted with Lavater, but later had a falling out with him, accusing him of superstition and hypocrisy. As a poetLavater published Christliche Lieder — and two epicsJesus Messias and Joseph von Arimathiain the style of Klopstock.


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. His writings on mysticism were widely popular as well.

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.

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

Who, under pressing temptations to lie, adheres to truth, nor fragmenhe the profane betrays aught of a sacred trust, is near the summit phyziognomische wisdom and virtue. During his later years, Lavater’s influence waned, and he incurred considerable ridicule due to his vanity. Controlling Time and Shaping the Self: Blake considered the following aphorism to be an excellent example of an aphorism. This article needs additional citations for verification.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. Retrieved from ” https: His conduct during the French occupation of Switzerland brought about his death. In Lavater took Holy Orders in Zurich’s Zwinglian Churchand officiated until his death as deacon or pastor in physiognomusche 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.


February Learn how and when to remove this template message. More relevant to the religious temperament of Lavater’s times are his introspective Aussichten in die Ewigkeit 4 vols. He introduced physiognoomische idea that physiognomy related to the specific character traits of individuals, rather than general types.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. For the surname, see Lavater surname.