Herder on Nationality, Humanity, and History

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The core of J.G. Herder's philosophy of nationalism lies in the conviction that human creativity must be embedded in the particular culture of a communal language. While he acknowledged that this cultural particular must be integrated into a more universal humanity, he insisted that each culture should preserve its incommensurable distinctiveness. He also called for a new method of enquiry regarding history, one that demands empathetic sensitivity toward the uniquely individual while realizing that there are few gains ...

Herder on Nationality, Humanity, and History 2004, McGill-Queen's University Press

ISBN-13: 9780773525696

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Herder on Nationality, Humanity, and History 2003, McGill-Queen's University Press

ISBN-13: 9780773525191

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