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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Dekker; Michael James Mascuch 22 June Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Breitinger were amongst his teachers.

Johann Kaspar Lavater – Wikipedia

Retrieved 2 October 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 laater and praised by Lavater. From laavater, Goethe was intimately acquainted with Lavater, but later had a falling out with him, accusing him of superstition and hypocrisy. 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 writings on mysticism were widely popular as well. For the surname, see Lavater surname.

Johann Kaspar Lavater

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Johann Kaspar Lavater. During his later years, Lavater’s influence waned, and he incurred considerable ridicule due to his vanity. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

More relevant to the religious temperament of Lavater’s times are his introspective Aussichten in die Ewigkeit 4 vols. His conduct during the French occupation of Switzerland brought about his death.

Controlling Time and Shaping the Self: Wikiquote has quotations related to: 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.

February Learn how and when to remove this template message. As a poetLavater published Christliche Lieder — and two epicsJesus Messias and Joseph von Arimathiain the style oavater Klopstock. Blake considered the following aphorism to be an excellent example of an aphorism.

Arianne Baggerman; Rudolf M. 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. Please help improve this article fragmenhe adding citations to reliable sources.

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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. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Mendelssohn refused to do either, and many prominent intellectuals took Mendelssohn’s side, fragmejte Lichtenberg and Herder.

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

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Views Read Edit View history. 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 physiognomiische his ill-gotten gains.