Johann Friedrich Herbart

1776 - 1841

Johann Friedrich Herbart

Johann Friedrich Herbart (German: [ˈhɛʁbaʁt]; 4 May 1776 – 14 August 1841) was a German philosopher, psychologist and founder of pedagogy as an academic discipline. Herbart is now remembered amongst the post-Kantian philosophers mostly as making the greatest contrast to Hegel—in particular in relation to aesthetics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Friedrich Herbart has received more than 164,388 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 139th most popular philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Johann Friedrich Herbart ranks 138 out of 1,005Before him are Pyrrho, György Lukács, Emanuel Swedenborg, Isocrates, Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, and Edith Stein. After him are Jiddu Krishnamurti, Leucippus, Clement of Alexandria, Simone Weil, Al-Tabari, and Chanakya.

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Among people born in 1776, Johann Friedrich Herbart ranks 3Before him are E. T. A. Hoffmann and Amedeo Avogadro. After him are John Constable, Sophie Germain, Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Caroline of Baden, Ioannis Kapodistrias, Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary, Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Pehr Henrik Ling, and Barthold Georg Niebuhr. Among people deceased in 1841, Johann Friedrich Herbart ranks 1After him are Nicolas Appert, Mikhail Lermontov, William Henry Harrison, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Caroline of Baden, Johan August Arfwedson, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Ferdinando Carulli, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Minh Mạng, and Friedrich Sertürner.

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Among people born in Germany, Johann Friedrich Herbart ranks 187 out of 3,763Before him are Friedrich Ebert (1871), Otto von Guericke (1602), Karl Liebknecht (1871), Justus von Liebig (1803), Gustav Ludwig Hertz (1887), and Edith Stein (1891). After him are Conrad III of Germany (1093), Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), Saint Ursula (400), Princess Sophie of Bavaria (1805), Franz Marc (1880), and Wilhelm Canaris (1887).


Among philosophers born in Germany, Johann Friedrich Herbart ranks 23Before him are Wilhelm von Humboldt (1767), Herbert Marcuse (1898), Hans-Georg Gadamer (1900), Oswald Spengler (1880), Rudolf Christoph Eucken (1846), and Edith Stein (1891). After him are Wilhelm Dilthey (1833), Baron d'Holbach (1723), Ferdinand Tönnies (1855), Carl Schmitt (1888), Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten (1714), and Max Horkheimer (1895).

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