Johann Georg Hamann

[Revised entry by Gwen Griffith-Dickson on July 6, 2017. Changes to: Bibliography] Johann Georg Hamann (1730 - 1788) lived and worked in Prussia, in the context of the late German Enlightenment.
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[Revised entry by Gwen Griffith-Dickson on July 6, 2017. Changes to: Bibliography] Johann Georg Hamann (1730 - 1788) lived and worked in Prussia, in the context of the late German Enlightenment. Although he remained outside 'professional' philosophical circles, in that he never held a University post, he was respected in his time for his scholarship and breadth of learning. His writings were notorious even in his own time for the challenges they threw down to the reader. These challenges to interpretation and understanding are only heightened today....

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