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Writings on philosophy and language

Johann Georg Hamann is a major figure not only in German philosophy but also in literature and religious history. This volume presents a translation of a wide selection of his essays, including both famous and lesser-known works. The volume is completed by an introduction and suggestions for further reading.
Print Book, English, 2007
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2007
xxxv, 252 pages ; 24 cm.
9780521817417, 9780521520676, 9780511341397, 9780511561832, 0521817412, 0521520673, 0511341393, 0511561830
Two dedications, from Socratic memorabilia (1759)
Essay on an academic question (1760)
Miscellaneous notes on word order in the French language (1760)
Cloverleaf of Hellenistic letters (1762)
Aesthetica in nuce (1762)
The last will and testament of the Knight of the Rose-Cross (1772)
Philological ideas and doubts (written in 1772)
To the Solomon of Prussia (written in 1772)
New apology of the letter h (1773)
Golgotha and Sheblimini! (1784)
Metacritique on the purism of reason (written in 1784)
From Disrobing and transfiguration : a flying letter to Nobody, the well known (1786)
Translated from the German