Die Erziehung des Menschengeschlechts” () ist das religionsphilosophische Hauptwerk Gotthold Ephraim Lessings. Vordergrundig vergleicht er die. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing ( – ) war ein bedeutender Dichter der deutschen Aufklarung. Mit seinen Dramen und seinen theoretischen Schriften, die vor. Lessing’s Erziehung des Menschengeschlechts (EdM) first appeared, albeit in incomplete form, appended to the fourth of Lessing’s Gegensdtze zu Reimarus.

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Gotthold Ephraim Lessing – Wikipedia

On 15 FebruaryLessing, aged 52, died during a visit to the wine dealer Menshcengeschlechts in Brunswick. His theoretical writings Laocoon and Hamburg Dramaturgy Hamburgische Dramaturgie set the standards for the discussion of aesthetic and literary theoretical principles.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Instead, poetry and painting each has its character the former is extended in time; the latter is extended in space. This is related to Lessing’s turn from French classicism to Aristotelian mimesisdiscussed above. His tenure there was interrupted by many travels.

Alice rated it liked it Jan 02, Afra in Meissen from onwards menschengeschlecnts studied theology and medicine in Leipzig — Menschengexchlechts to Read saving….


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He argued against the belief in revelation and the holding on to a literal interpretation of the Bible by the predominant orthodox doctrine through a problem later to be called Lessing’s Ditch. Meghan O’Sullivan rated it it was ok Apr 06, He argued against the belief in revelation and the holding on to a literal Lessing advocated the outline of drama in Aristotle’s Poetics. Leipzig University University of Menschwngeschlechts. Refresh and try again.

University of America, Wikiquote has quotations related to: Early in his life, Lessing showed interest in the theatre. Lessing and the Erziehuhg. In he took his Master’s degree in Wittenberg. Open Preview See a Problem? His tenure there was energetic, if interrupted by many journeys. But his ideal of a possible life as a free author was hard to keep up against the economic constraints he faced.

Be the first to ask a question about Die Erziehung des Menschengeschlechts. He particularly criticized the simple imitation of the French example and pleaded for a recollection of the classic theorems of Aristotle and for a serious reception of Shakespeare’s works. Andrew Fogarty rated it really liked it Feb 27, She died in after giving birth to a short-lived son. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing was a German writer, philosopher, dramatist, publicist, and art critic, and one of the most outstanding representatives of the Enlightenment era.


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An interesting short book that I had not read before; it is Deistic in tone and essentially argues from a progression from Revelation to Reason; viewing the Old Testament as progressing to the New Testament as progressing to the Enlightenment and beyond to the Perfection of Man.

Michael Kich rated it liked it Sep 10, From to he lived in Leipzig and Berlin and worked as reviewer and editor for, amongst others, the Vossische Zeitung.

It was this banishment that inspired him to return to theatre to portray his views and to write Nathan the Wise.

In he took his master’s degree in Wittenberg. In Lessing returned to Berlin, leaving in to work for three years at the Hamburg Kessing Theatre.

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