Later in life, he collaborated with philosopher and poet Johann Gottfried Herder
, on some vocal work.
'Still most queries about Marx's opinion on nation and nationalism revolve around economic reductionism and class struggle due to which they also made all of Marx's theories look like they were based on just economic reductionism and class struggle,' he said before going on to look at how other thinkers and philosophers such as Lenin, Stalin, Karl Kautsky, Tom Narin, Ephraim Nimni, Johann Gottfried Herder
, Pierre Girand, Rosa Luxemburg, etc, looked at nation and nationalism.
Philosopher-scholar Johann Gottfried Herder
argued that cultural traditions, including folklore, create the ties that lead to nationhood and also reflect a nation's values.
He jumps into his chapters by taking a detailed interpretation of Voltaire's retroactive canonization of the Republic of Letters as starting point, and then comparing national universalism with cosmopolitan nationalism, Johann Gottfried Herder
with Friedrich Schlegel in terms of literary Bildung, Kant's "Mankind" with Herder's "Nature," and finally elaborating on Goethe's idea of Weltliteratur and globalization.
David Hume and Johann Gottfried Herder
's argument over the influence of landscape on Herder is reimagined in order to reflect the notion that the media of landscape presents an avenue of resistance against the project of cultural assimilation central to the spread of Imperialism in the eighteenth century and the spread of capitalism in the nineteenth to the present.
Sonia Sikka's book includes many thoughtful reflections on the implications of Johann Gottfried Herder
's ideas for how we think about history, culture, race, language, art, and much more.
Johann Gottfried Herder
(1744-1803) is a central figure in German and European arts and letters who strove to define what it means to be human in a physiological, intellectual, and ethical sense.(4) With his attempts to resist the separation of human knowledge into more narrowly defined disciplines, Herder could indeed be regarded as an early proponent of interdisciplinary studies.(5) The universal ideals he helped to promote, such as freedom, equality, moral justice, and compassion, still influence today's moral values.
Cloth $65.00--With her opening sentence, Vicki Spencer signals both the strengths and the grounds for shortcomings of her project: "This book is a conversation between the thought of Johann Gottfried Herder
(1744-1803) and recent Anglo-American political theory." As she will observe throughout, Herder remains relatively unknown in the English speaking world.
of Otago, New Zealand) orchestrates a conversation between recent Anglo-American political theory and the political thought of German philosopher Johann Gottfried Herder
(7) Johann Gottfried Herder
, "Uber den Ursprung der Sprache", in: Ders, Werke, Bd.
Part I features historical studies that discuss the locations (Bremen, London, Weimar) and persons (Rudolph Dulon, Olaudah Equiano, Johann Gottfried Herder
) interacting in these places with questions of belief, cultural and racial identities, and Gospel.