Front Cover. Johann Caspar Lavater. . Essays on Physiognomy: Designed to Promote the Knowledge and the Love of Mankind · Johann Caspar Lavater. Johann Kaspar (or Caspar) Lavater was a Swiss poet, writer, philosopher, physiognomist and theologian. Contents. 1 Early life; 2. Results 1 – 17 of 17 Essays on Physiognomy; by J.C. Lavater and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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On freedom and necessity.

Title-page with a vignette showing Lavater wearing a gown and turban, seated in clouds with a winged male figure and a goddess, deep in study, taking notes in front of a tablet of heads held by a female figure wearing a three-tiered crown, with a pelican feeding its young in the background to left; to Lavater’s ‘Essays on Physiognomy’, Vol I.

By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. From on, Goethe was intimately acquainted with Lavater, but later had a falling out with him, accusing him of superstition and hypocrisy. Blake considered the following aphorism to be an excellent example of an aphorism.

Who, under pressing temptations to lie, adheres to truth, nor to the profane betrays aught of a sacred trust, is near the summit of wisdom pyysiognomy virtue. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Johann Kaspar Lavater. Large image Recto Title-page with a vignette showing Lavater wearing a gown and turban, seated in clouds with a winged male figure and a oon, deep in study, taking notes in front of a tablet of heads held by a female figure wearing a three-tiered crown, with a pelican feeding its young in the background to left; to Lavater’s ‘Essays on Physiognomy’, Vol I.

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AdditionList of remarkable countenances. This site uses cookies. Use image Request new photography. Reasons why the science of physiognomy is so often ridiculed. A word to princes and judges.

In other projects Physiognomyy Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. Skip to content Skip to section menu. On tbe harmony of moral and corporeal beauty. Of the difference of skulls as they relate to sex and particularly.

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Additions to the nose mouth and chin. Lineaments of the cheeks. The British Museum and British Museum Shop use cookies to ensure you have the best browsing phyziognomy, to improve functionality and to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.

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Of the general objections made to physiognomy.

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Essay by a late learned man of Oldenburg M Sturtz on physi. By clicking on any link on this page, you are consenting to our use of cookies. Wikiquote has quotations related to: More relevant to the religious temperament of Lavater’s times are his introspective Aussichten in die Ewigkeit 4 vols.

In Lavater took Holy Orders in Zurich’s Zwinglian Churchand officiated until his death as deacon or pastor in churches in his native city. More about supporters and how you can help. February Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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Mendelssohn refused to do either, and many prominent intellectuals took Mendelssohn’s side, including Lichtenberg and Herder. Arianne Baggerman; Rudolf M.

Of the skulls of children. On the Lines of Animality. For the Promotion of the Knowledge and the Love of