Johann Kaspar (or Caspar) Lavater was a Swiss poet, writer, philosopher, physiognomist and theologian. Contents. 1 Early life; 2 Corruption fighter; 3 Zwinglian. LAVATER, Johann Caspar. Essai sur la physiognomie. destiné à faire connoître l’ homme & à le faire aimer. The Hague: Imprimé chez Jaques van Karnebeek. Buy J. C. Lavater’s Physiognomik, Vol. 3: Zur Beförderung der Menschenkenntniss und Menschenliebe (Classic Reprint) by Johann Caspar Lavater (ISBN.

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Wikiquote has quotations related to: We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Write a customer review. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. At barely twenty-one years of age, Lavater greatly distinguished himself by denouncing, in conjunction with his friend Henry Fuseli the painter, an iniquitous magistrate, who was compelled to make restitution of his ill-gotten gains.

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Retrieved from ” https: During his later years, Lavater’s influence waned, and he incurred considerable ridicule due to his vanity.

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The two principal sources from which Lavater developed his physiognomical studies were the writings of the Italian polymath Giambattista della Portaand the observations made by Sir Thomas Browne in his Religio Medici translated into German in and praised by Lavater.

From on, Goethe was intimately acquainted with Lavater, but later had a falling out with him, accusing him of superstition and hypocrisy. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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