Johann Gottfried von Herder


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Noun1.Johann Gottfried von Herder - German philosopher who advocated intuition over reason (1744-1803)
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Already in 1802, the German philosopher Johann Gottfried von Herder argued that the mission could not be disentangled from colonialism.
Eminent writers, composers and philosophers such as Johann Gottfried von Herder, Friedrich von Schiller, Johann Sebastian Bach, Felix Mendelssohn and Heinrich Schutz, and even the great reformer Martin Luther, were enlightened and inspired by this cultural breeding ground.