Chapter 6. Correcting a Disciple: Hamann and Herder on the Origin of Language

  1. John R. Betz

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304572.ch6

After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann

After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann

How to Cite

Betz, J. R. (2008) Correcting a Disciple: Hamann and Herder on the Origin of Language, in After Enlightenment: The Post-Secular Vision of J. G. Hamann, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304572.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 OCT 2008

Book Series:

  1. Illuminations: Theory and Religion

Book Series Editors:

  1. Catherine Pickstock,
  2. John Milbank and
  3. Graham Ward

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162463

Online ISBN: 9781444304572

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Keywords:

  • correcting a disciple - Hamann and Herder on origin of language;
  • correcting a disciple;
  • Hamann's review of herder's preisschrift;
  • ironic use of “disobedience”;
  • return of Aristobulus;
  • crusading knight's last will and testament;
  • mystery of language - alpha and omega

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hamann's Review of Herder's Preisschrift

  • The Return of Aristobulus

  • Philological Ideas and Doubts

  • The Crusading Knight's Last Will and Testament

  • The Mystery of Language: The Alpha and Omega